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Instant Lessons - Maths in Extreme Sports


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Extreme sports + extreme athletes + extreme manoeuvres = extremely engaging practical applications of maths that will captivate your most reluctant student. The activities in this downloadable PDF resource use the context of extreme sports, such as skateboarding, luge, skydiving and game fishing, for practising fundamental mathematics skills. With all the answers provided, marking will be quick and easy.

Use the Instant Lessons to supplement your existing resources, to extend student capabilities, for revision purposes, or for class work when the regular teacher is absent.

Topics Include:

  • Unit conversions – length, time, speed, mass, volume
  • Metric and Imperial systems of measurement
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Distance, time and speed
  • Pythagoras’ Theorem
  • Currency conversion
  • Calculating points and handicaps
  • Applying logic and problem-solving strategies
  • Costs, budgets, purchase and hire
  • Geometry, diameter, circumference, surface area, volume
  • Gradients and graphing
  • Labelling diagrams
  • Acceleration and speed

Product Details

Secondary - Junior
Secondary - Middle
Instant Lessons

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