Olympics Resources 2012
By studying “Sportacus”, junior students will learn about what makes a “Super” student and design their own “super” student. They will make a model school bag which contains evidence of all the different things a super student would need in order to be successful.
Potato Olympics Link

London 2012 Minigame
http://london2012.olympics.com.au/youplay/london-2012-official-minigame
http://www.abc.net.au/arts/wingedsandals/games/

http://www.london2012.com/
Teaching Resources
http://projectbritain.com/olympics/teachingresources.html
Site with Resources
http://www.kathimitchell.com/olympics.html
ABC Teach Resources
http://www.abcteach.com/directory/theme_units/sports/olympics/
Getting Set Resources and Interactives
http://getset.london2012.com/en/resources
Enchanted Learning Resources
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/olympics/

Australian Olympic Sites
http://corporate.olympics.com.au/
http://corporate.olympics.com.au/education1
http://corporate.olympics.com.au/education/a-s-p-i-r-e-school-network/lessons-primary
Copacobana Site
http://www.copacabana-p.schools.nsw.edu.au/tch_links/HSIE_Pages/Olympic_Games.html
Olympic movement
http://www.olympic.org/

Primary Games
http://www.primarygames.com/socstudies/olympics/games.htm
MATHS
NUMBER

MEASUREMENT CHANCE AND DATA

SPACE

WORKING MATHEMATICALLY

EVALUATE
Assessment Opportunities
What assessment as/of learning will be happening?
Who Can Be the Winner? – using maths to work out number sentences and solve problems
Swimming pool – how many steps are under the water? How can we work it out?
Going for Gold, The Games' Medals - Medal tally, charting progress
Can You Do it Too? – linking Olympic events to what the students can do
Flags – 2D shapes, symmetry (have a look at National Flags for ideas, even though it is a higher level)
Opening Patterns - What shapes and patterns can you see in the Opening ceremony?
Olympic Rings – shape
Sports Equipment – ordering 3D shapes
Potato Olympics – chance and data, measurement, a fun way to bring the Olympics to maths
Skip counting – pre and post test
Potato Olympics