The Olympic Flame's Trip

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Just in time for the start of the Winter 2018 Olympics, you can track the Olympic torch relay through the Republic of Korea. But there must be some math involved, right? Give learners a worksheet that prompts them to calculate the distance of the relayers carrying the torch, as well as the dimensions of the torch.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Keep up to date with the flame's trip here
  • Have learners track the flame's trip on a map in a social studies lesson
Classroom Considerations
  • The free version does not come with an answer key; however, one can be made by quickly answering the questions 
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  • Brings a current event to a math task in the classroom
  • A thorough worksheet that contains the background of the torch relay as well as word problems to solve