Olympic Turns

from nrich.maths.org/8191

Here are photos of some Olympic sports that involve turns and angles in different ways. Choose one of these photos to investigate and see what angles you can find.

Can you estimate them?

Can you measure them? 

How do we use angles to help us when we take part in different sporting activities?


On the Olympic website you can find lots of photos, images and video clips that show turns and angles in different ways. Explore your favourite Olympic event for angles and turns.

Photograph acknowledgements can be found at the bottom of the Teachers' Resources