One day five small animals in my garden were going to have a sports day. They decided to have a swimming race, a running race, a high jump and a long jump.
Try some throwing activities and see whether you can throw something as far as the Olympic hammer or discus throwers.
Can you see who the gold medal winner is? What about the silver medal winner and the bronze medal winner?
What could the half time scores have been in these Olympic hockey matches?
Looking at the 2012 Olympic Medal table, can you see how the data is organised? Could the results be presented differently to give another nation the top place?
Look at some of the results from the Olympic Games in the past. How do you compare if you try some similar activities?
Decide which charts and graphs represent the number of goals two football teams scored in fifteen matches.
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.
This task looks at the different turns involved in different Olympic sports as a way of exploring the mathematics of turns and angles.