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Maths Key Stage 3 - Rowing Graph Plotting Challenge

3,2,1 Go! is a sports and maths challenge show which reveals how important maths is to sport.

Two rowing-mad Key Stage 3 schoolchildren are taken to Bisham Abbey.

They meet Olympic rower Anna Watkins, and are set an exciting maths challenge related to rowing.

The stroke rate is the number of times a rower pulls their oar in a minute.

The challenge is to measure how the team’s stroke rate changes over the training session, find the average, and decide whether the team improved over the session or not.

Having completed the challenge, the two children are presented with 3,2,1 Go! medals by Anna.

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