Analysing Usain Bolt using GeoGebra

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Exploring real world statistics using the GeoGebra program

Lesson idea. This lesson offers extensive teacher guidance to explore the statistics of Usain Bolt's Olympic performances since 2008 using the modelling program, GeoGebra.

Teaching approach. Using real world data to engage pupils in mathematical thinking(ta), language(ta) and reasoning(ta). This resource provides opportunities for group work or whole class exercises, with engaging questioning(ta). (edit)

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Title Analysing the performance of Olympic runner, Usain Bolt
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BBC News article: Secret of Usain Bolt's speed unveiled