2010 Olympics Lesson Plans


Videos from the Olympics!
America wins its first gold medal!!
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/14/sports/olympics/14moguls.html?partner=rss&emc=rss
Apollo Ono wins SILVER!

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/sports/olympics/olympics-interactives-luge.html
1. A good place to start learning about the various sports in the winter Olympics is this site: http://www.olympic.org/en/content/Sports/ I like the filters that you can use to narrow down your search.
2. If you’d like to see the beautiful torches that have been used over the years since the Berlin Olympics in 1936, check out this site: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/08/01/sports/20080802_TORCH_GRAPHIC.html
3. Take a quiz on your knowledge of Olympic facts! http://holidays.quiz.kaboose.com/79-what-s-your-winter-olympics-iq
4. Here is a video from the Olympic Museum site: http://www.olympic.org/en/content/The-Olympic-Museum/
5. I made a scavenger hunt from this site: http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/athens_games/history.htm that you may use. Download it here:historyScavenger Hunt
6. A cyber-hunt! Click here: Gail Hennessey
7. Interactive map of the Vancouver area and the Olympic venues: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/02/09/sports/olympics/2010-olympics-venue-map.html?ref=olympics

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