Maths in the Movies: The Perfect Storm (E-book only)
The Perfect Storm is a 2000 semi-factual movie based on the real-life story of the fishing trawler the Andrea Gail, which sunk during an incredible storm in the Atlantic during 1991. The movie is filled with mathematical scenarios including deciding whether to risk their lives to return their fishing catch to shore through a storm.
Format: 6 page downloadable .PDF file (check out the image for an overview of the pages).
Contents: Tutorial, worksheet and worked solution.