Task 1 Option 2 Cricket


For those students whose focus is sport, an intro to digital technologies may come through the technology in sports such as cricket and tennis. Some links for cricket are below (Australia have just won the first of the 21/22 Ashes Tests – so I am a bit obsessed atm).

You could use the history of technology in a sport:

https://www.crictracker.com/cricket-technology-hot-spot-snickometer-explained/

You could link the technology into the science of sound (or light)

http://trevorcox.me/the-science-behind-snicko

You could talk about the ways people create change

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2013/jul/27/hot-spot-snicko-ashes

This link is a good summary for cricket, and has suggestions for new technology – ask students what the steps might be

https://www.topendsports.com/sport/cricket/technology.htm

Who doesn’t love a bit of technology in the cricket …?

Technology in sport

 

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