Which of the Olympic sports do you want to watch?

Develop some understanding of the many Olympic sports and their various judging requirements.  Should the Olympics only include performances that can be objectively measured?

Liu Yang,Chinese artistic gymnast

Hidilyn Diaz, Filipino weightlifter

Sky Brown, British skateboarder

Sandra Sánchez, Spanish karateka

Adam Ondra

Adam Ondra, Czech rock climber

Simone Biles

Simone Biles, USA gymnast

Print out copies of the Olympic schedule that we've compiled for your class. 2021-OlympicSchedule.pdf

This schedule can help students understand when to expect coverage of events during the 16 days of the 2021 Olympic games along with having a list of events to use for calculations.

The activity is a discussion on how the various events are judged. Are winners determined strictly by measurements or are grace, audience rapport and style important? And if so, how are these subjective evaluations protected against bias?


CCSS: 6.RP.A, 7.RP.A, MP3, MP5

For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions.

OlympicSports-objectivity2021.docx      OlympicSports-objectivity2021-solution.pdf


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