This challenging activity is aimed at older primary pupils at Key Stage 2. Click on any of the pictures below to see a larger version.

Detailed teachers' notes for this activity, including Powerpoint slides of the images, are available on our NRICH website.



Olympic Turns

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3Challenge Level:3Challenge Level:3

Here are some photos of some Olympic sports that involve turns and angles in different ways. Explore your favourite photo and see what angles you can see.

Can you estimate them?

Can you measure them for angles and turns. 

How do the athletes or players use angles to succeed in their sport?





 


Here is a link to the Olympic website. There are lots of resources here including photos, images and video clips that show turns and angles in different ways. Explore your favourite Olympic event for angles and turns.
 

Further information

If you're finding hard to get started, try looking at this hint.

You can practice estimating angles with this interactive game on the NRICH website.

Detailed teachers' notes for this activity, including Powerpoint slides of the images, are available on our NRICH website.