## Potato Commonwealth Games - Day 5

Grades: 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade
Subjects: Math

Student Instructions

Welcome to Day 5 of our Potato Commonwealth Games. Today is our final day and there are two events - weightlifting and shotput. Event 7 - Weightlifting 1. Position your potato athlete on 1 MAB. 2. Place 1 connecting block at a time on your potato. Stop when your athlete falls over. 3. Record how many blocks could stack on your potato before it fell over. 4. Who received the gold and silver medals? Record their name and the number of blocks. Event 8 - Shotput 1. Mark a starting line, then hold your athlete carefully. 2. Throw your athlete as far as you can. (Don't do this part inside!) 3. Measure the distance using either a tape measure, trundle wheel or feet. 4. Who received the gold and silver medals? Record their name and the distance. 5. Interview one of your athletes about either sport.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

6th of 7 linked Seesaw tasks Credits and adapted from: TpT - 2020 Home Learning Potato Olympics Work Pack by Teaching with Sarah Rose TpT - Potato Olympics - FREEBIE by Miss Cav's Classroom Maths300 https://maths300.com/Potato Olympics AMSI Potato Olympics Task https://calculate.org.au/2018/07/16/potato-olympics/