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On Your Mark

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
With many factors leading to a great athlete, does height make Usain Bolt unfairly fast? Middle schoolers conduct analysis to change the running distance of the Olympic races to be proportional to the height of the participants. They...
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Physics of Slope-Style Skiing

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Many mechanical phenomena are explained by a physics professor using Nick Goepper, a Winter Olympics 2014 slope-style skier, as the model. Beginning with kinetic and potential energy, the professor goes on to explain angular momentum and...
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For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are the Olympic Games a benefit for their host countries and cities? Scholars decide for themselves in preparation for a class debate or discussion. After reading a brief background and overview of the topic, pupils read the top three...
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Female Olympians Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
For every strong and determined female Olympian, there are millions of young girls watching and becoming inspired. Middle and high schoolers learn more about record-breaking and history-making Olympian women with a presentation from the...
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Olympic Values

For Students 3rd Standards
The values of the Olympics are an important part of the games that help create a community of respect and competition. Class members read a circle chart that displays the values of the Olympic Games, and then they respond to questions...
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Where in the World?

For Students 5th Standards
Learners practice reading a chart with information about where the Olympic Games have been held since 1994. Then, they answer questions by pulling explicit information from the chart. A key at the bottom of the chart indicates Winter...
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The Olympics: Then and Now

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Go for the gold with a worksheet that focuses on the Olympics! Pupils respond to an informational text presented through charts, then answer four multiple choice questions, and one short answer question. 
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The Olympics: Then and Now

For Students 3rd Standards
Just in time for the summer Olympics! Young readers compare and contrast the Olympics in present day to the Olympics 2,700 years ago. After reading about the history of the games, they respond to five questions based on what they read.
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The Olympic Symbols

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Get into the Olympic spirit with a resource about the values and symbols of the Olympic Games. With sections about prominent images of the Olympics, including the flame and the interlocked rings, the packet supplies engaging information...
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Orange Olympics

For Teachers K
Stage an "Orange Olympics" in the gym while completing phonics work on the vowel "o" and learning about the Olympics. This interdisciplinary unit provides practice with the vowel sound for "o" while integrating a social studies unit on...
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Harnessing the Olympic Spirit

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Use the energy and excitement of the 2014 Winter Olympics to motivate your class to research and write.
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Reading: Jamaican Bobsledding Team, Part 2

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading for information learning exercise, students read a one page text about the Olympic Jamaican bobsledding team. Students answer 6 multiple choice questions.
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Newton's Laws and Winter Sports

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate past winter Olympic games utilizing any skiing or snowboarding event to take Newton's Challenge. Helpful Web resources are provided and students enjoy learning science laws along with researching Olympic events.
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Olympics Protest

For Students 9th - 12th
Why are some events remembered throughout history while some are forgotten? Young historians test their knowledge of primary sources and history in a written assessment. High school learners complete constructed response items to explain...
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Olympic Games

For Students 7th - 9th
The Olympic Games are the subject of a differentiated lesson for a middle school classroom. Activities include researching the events in the ancient games and comparing them to events in the modern Olympics, gathering acts about why...
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Political Events and Summer Olympic Games

For Teachers 5th - 7th
During an Olympics year, the world joins together to celebrate athleticism, patriotism, and history. Learn about the Olympiads of the 20th century with a research project in which groups research one year's Olympic Games. They note the...
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Summer Olympic Sports Word Scramble

For Students 3rd - 5th
Let the games begin! Pupils unscramble 15 different words related to summer Olympic sports. A great addition to your unit on the Olympic games.
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Summer Olympic Sports Word Search

For Students 3rd - 5th
From archery to judo to swimming, students peruse a word find in search of Olympic-themed words. Review the list of words with the class prior to distributing.
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How Olympians Have Changed 1924-2014

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Why do Olympic athletes look so different now than in the first Winter Olympics? Discover the evolution of Olympian body types since the first games in 1924. Viewers will discover that Olympian body types began with the ideal athletic...
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Gold-Worthy Ideas for the Upcoming Games

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Gather some ideas for bringing the Winter Olympics into your classroom.
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Treading Lightly on Flag-Waving

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the impact of world events on past Olympics as a springboard for understanding the cultural, political, and social climate surrounding the 2002 Winter Olympics after the events of September 11, 2001.
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Classroom Olympics

For Students K - 3rd
Inspire your learners to meet their goals. On these pages, pupils note down goals for math, sportsmanship, reading, spelling, science, and social studies as well as general classroom goals. Each subject has its page. Individuals earn...
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Olympic Lingo

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Instead of bingo, why not play some Lingo? This vocabulary game is just like bingo, but it's all about words and focuses on building vocabulary. The resource provides a blank Lingo card, a filled-in sample, and a vocabulary list. All of...
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Winter Olympics Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Winter Olympics vocabulary skills worksheet, students match the 12 Olympics-related terms in the word bank to the appropriate definitions.