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In the Olympics, are Women Improving Faster than Men?

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Will the time come when women outperform men at the Olympic Games?Scholars investigate gender differences in Olympic Games performances. They study the historical participation of women and then analyze data to determine if women will overtake men in the future.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Consider collaborating with a physical education teacher
  • Have learners research data from the most recent Olympic Games to see if it matches the trend found in the activity
Classroom Considerations
  • Lessons cover a myriad of math concepts; be sure to preview activities to determine if learners have the prerequisite skills
  • Uses actual data, adding interest to the task
  • Teacher resource includes suggested pacing guide for each activity
  • Has some typos and sentences that are cut off