Those who wish to participate in this OLYMPIC GAMES MATHS challenge can send results to the school’s email.
The “2012 summer Olympic Games” are fast approaching. Who will top the medal count in London? Check out the medal count from the 2008 Beijing Games, and explore the final standings from the games from 1896 to 2008 using the interactive “Map of Olympic Medals.” Choose your favorite countries and make a graph of their medal counts for past Olympics. How do you think they will fare this summer in London? Will the UK enjoy a “home-field advantage”? Check the medal counts of previous hosts to see.