Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Olympics in the classroom

On Feb. 28, Canada Hockey Place can hold 19,300 Olympic spectators to watch the men’s gold medal hockey final. But if the arena is 70 per cent full, how manypeople will be in attendance?

The students at Torquay elementary know the answer. That’s because staff at the Saanich school have taken advantage of using the current event as a way to enhance the normal math, computers, and social studies curriculum.