Tour de France
From the Grand Depart to the sprinters’ showdown on the Champs-Elysées, we’ve gathered a variety of activities, lesson ideas and tasks across a range of subjects to keep your students engaged during the Tour de France. Explore the history of the race, the science of cycling and the importance of healthy lifestyles with these resources shared by teachers on TES.
Students create their own Tour de France glossary containing key words and terms associated with cycling, racing and the event.
Lyrics and images to accompany a song on the Tour de France to help pupils learn about the race.
A French fact-finding lesson in which students produce a poster or brochure on the Tour de France.
What makes a good cyclist? Students explore the qualities, lifestyles and commitments required to ride in Le Tour de France.
Introduce students to the Tour de France with this PowerPoint presentation. Students can research aspects of the race and add to the presentation.
Students solve a series of problems based on clues, filling out an answers grid as they go.
Pupils practise speed calculations using real data from stage eight of the 2003 Tour de France, which was won by Chris Froome.
A task to give students to help create a Tour de France wall display and get them interested in one of the greatest sporting events on this year.
This detailed booklet covers the numbers and data of the Tour de France, with a range of activities for students to work through.
In this activity, students match a series of statements to points on a distance/time graph.
These problem solving activities provide a daily maths task for students to explore different areas of maths, and be able to reason and justify their solutions.
A brief look at some of the maths that underpins cycling performance – how gear ratios, gradient, air resistance and power output effect speed.
A presentation on cycling, its history and health benefits. Pupils research different types of bike and the Tour de France.
These lessons on performance-enhancing drugs encourages students to consider ethical and moral aspects of sport.
Using Bradley Wiggins as a case study, this presentation explores respiration, lung capacity and oxygen debt.
Art and design activities combining the style and techniques used by Matisse with the posters and materials used to promote the Tour de France.
A simple, Spanish comprehension activity for pupils to work through, answering questions on Bradley Wiggins’ routine.
Comprehension activities, ‘build a bike’ competition and a selection of maths tasks based around the Tour de France.