Olympic and Paralympic Games
In 2012, the Olympic and Paralympic games will be held in London. These resources look at a wide range of topics that can all be linked to the games. They cover science, technology, engineering and mathematics and can be used in individual lessons or as part of a cross-curricular Olympic and Paralympic theme.
Materials in this collection look at areas that include:
• Running track measurement and mathematics
• Olympic alloys and materials science
• Energy for the Olympic village
• Building a white water canoe course
• Maths in sport
• Smart materials and smart muscles
• Drugs in Sport
• Physiology and exercise
• Careers in sports science
HEALTH and SAFETY
Any use of a resource that includes a practical activity must include a risk assessment. Please note that collections may contain ARCHIVE resources, which were developed at a much earlier date. Since that time there have been significant changes in the rules and guidance affecting laboratory practical work. Further information is provided in our Health and Safety guidance.