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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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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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Figure Skating Physics—Science of the Winter Olympic Games

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Learn about the center of mass and projectiles by examining the movement of Olympic figure skaters! Physics and skating fans will be delighted as they watch super athletes perform unbelievable feats. Arrows and text appear to highlight...
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Alpine Skiing and Vibration Damping

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Alpine skiers have engineers looking out for their safety and for their performance. Physics and materials engineers consider how to dampen the vibrations that can be caused by bumps in the snow, vibrations that can cause the athletes to...
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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.  
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Winter Olympic Torch Traveling Across Italy

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Young scholars react to statements about the 2006 Winter Olympics, then read a news article about the Olympic torch's journey through Italy. For this current events lesson (written prior to the 2006 Winter Olympics), the teacher...
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Winter Olympics History Year by Year

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Investigate the history of the Winter Olympic Games. After researching this event and compiling necessary statistics, pupils use a graphic organizer to chart their findings. A template for a chart is included in this resource. Have your...
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Winter Olympic Games Project

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research an individual event on the Internet during the winter Olympic games. Students learn about their event, watch it on TV, follow it on the Web, and acreate a poster that sharing their new knowledge about that sport.
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Science of Snow

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Physical science fans find out how supercooled water droplets in the clouds can become crystalline snowflakes. They learn about the categories of snowflakes (plates and columns) and the variables that determine their patterns...
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Winter Olympic Games Lesson Plans

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
While the world watches the Winter Olympic Games, children can learn about the history, and traditions of this great event.
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The Winter Olympics' Tale

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students look back at the athletes, events and related news surrounding the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City and present brief newscasts recapping the highlights of individual sports.
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Winter Olympic Games History

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
For this Winter Olympics worksheet, young scholars use the library or Internet resources to find the host city or country, number of competing men, number of competing women, and number of nations competing from 1924-2002.
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Science of Ice

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Chemistry concepts come alive against the backdrop of the Sochi Olympic Winter Games! Here is a captivating clip to share with your chemistry kids. It teaches how the bonds in a water molecule contribute to the formation of a lattice...
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Winter Olympics

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students perform the skills needed while participating in several different winter Olympic game stations. They recognize the different winter Olympic game stations through individual trials.
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Winter Olympics in the Gym

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students develop their physical fitness while learning about some of the Winter Olympic Games.
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Winter Olympics Decoding

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Winter Olympics worksheet, students complete a decoding puzzles with the help of a word box at the bottom of the page. All words written "in code" are related to the Winter Olympics.
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Winter Olympics 2010

For Students 5th - 6th
In this winter Olympics worksheet, students complete 4 pages of exercises pertaining to the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. Students read facts about the sports, history, and traditions and answer questions about the texts.
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Olympic Movement and Robotic Design

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Here is a high-interest topic to inspire your engineering class: robots that can learn. These particular machines imitate the motion of athletes headed for the Olympic Winter Games. Hear from a professor of dynamics, systems, and control...
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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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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Engineering Faster and Safer Bobsleds

For Teachers 6th - 12th
While your physical science class is studying mechanics, this would be a fabulous enrichment video for covering aerodynamics or friction. Mechanical engineers dedicate their time to developing Olympic-quality bobsleds to be as fast, but...
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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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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Engineering Competition Suits

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What a thrilling job for an engineer: designing advanced athletic competition suits! Which materials can most reduce friction and drag, and yet still be flexible enough to move with the athlete's body? With attention focused on Shani...
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Science of Skates—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Speed skaters, hockey players, and ice skaters each have skates created specifically for their sports—an interesting fact for your Olympic Games fans! An engaging lesson explores the engineering design of different types of ice skates. 
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Winter Wonderland - Winter Olympics and the Water Cycle

For Teachers 5th - 7th
After a concise introduction to the water cycle, junior meteorologists access NOAA's average snowfall data. They choose a city to examine in terms of precipitation. Then they look at historical snowfall data and use it to predict snow...

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