Look at some of the patterns in the Olympic Opening ceremonies and see what shapes you can spot.
This task looks at the different turns involved in different Olympic sports as a way of exploring the mathematics of turns and angles.
Look at some of the results from the Olympic Games in the past. How do you compare if you try some similar activities?
Look at the changes in results on some of the athletics track events at the Olympic Games in 1908 and 1948. Compare the results for 2012.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
Try some throwing activities and see whether you can throw something as far as the Olympic hammer or discus throwers.
Some children have been doing different tasks. Can you see who was the winner?
What could the half time scores have been in these Olympic hockey matches?
In this article, Alan Parr shares his experiences of the motivating effect sport can have on the learning of mathematics.
This is our collection of favourite mathematics and sport materials.