Row to Rio - Key Stage 2

Compare a rower’s training, nutrition and kit for the London Olympics in 1908, 1948 & 2012. Investigate the physical and human geography of Brazil, the location of the 2016 Olympics.

Activities include:

  • A short film exploring how nutrition, training and kit have changed for rowers at the London Olympic Games of 1908,1948 and 2012.
  • A carousel of activities including a lung capacity test, body measurements, a nutritional planning activity and a rowing machine challenge.
  • A carousel of geography activities including grid referencing, comparing Brazil and Britian and an enquiry about animals and their ecosystems.

Row to Rio Workshop Summary
RRM Teachers’ Pack Tutored Visit
Pre and Post Visit Activities
Rowing for Gold Drama Challenge website resource