Olympic Games: Winter 2002
Learn about the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. Watch video clips of athletes and read their biographies. Take interactive quizzes about the different sports. Also includes maps, activity ideas, and news stories. There are links to eThemes Resources on the summer games, the 2006 winter games, torch relay, Olympic history, and Olympic athletes.
Monitoring Athletes Performance
Watch this three-minute news clip about the technology used to study Olympic athletes as they move and train. The transcript of the clip is included.
Salt Lack City Olympic Photo Gallery
This site has many pictures from the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. You can browse the gallery by subject, location, or date.
Rice-Eccles Olympic Stadium
Watch this news clip to learn about Rice-Eccles -Stadium, the football stadium that was the site of many Olympic events in 2002.
Winter Olympics Trivia
Take this interactive quiz to see how much you know about Olympic athletes. NOTE: The site includes ads and a pop-up.
Winter Olympics For Kids
This student-designed site teaches children about the Olympics. Read about the history and the different events.
An Educator's Guide to the Olympics
This site has extensive information about the 2002 games and the countries involved. Includes lesson plans for teachers.
National Geographic for Kids: Sports Talk
Take this interactive game about Olympic sports and help carry the torch across the U.S.
United States Olympic Committee
On this site, you can read the latest news about the U.S. Olympic team, view photo galleries, and read athlete biographies. NOTE: This site contains ads.
ABC Teach: Olympics
This site has links to many educational activities related to the Olympics. There are many pages you can print out.
Winter Olympics Activities
Here are some fun games and activities about the Winter Olympics.
eThemes Resource: Olympic Games: Summer 2004
These sites are about the upcoming Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. Includes information about the Olympics, summer sports, Greece, and the ancient Olympics. There are handouts, pictures, and video clips. Includes links to eThemes Resources about the Olympics and ancient Greece.
eThemes Resource: Olympic Games: Athletes and Records
Learn about some famous Olympians and how they trained for their events. Compare Olympic records from various countries and sporting events. Includes eThemes Resources on the summer and winter Olympic games and Olympic history.
eThemes Resource: Olympic Games: History
These sites are about the history of the Olympics. Find out where and when the original Olympics were held. Read about the various mascots, see the symbols of the Olympics, and watch a short movie on the history. Includes eThemes Resources on the summer and winter Olympic games and athletes.
eThemes Resource: Olympic Games: Winter 2006
These are sites about the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino (Turin)Italy. Learn about the different sporting events that take place during a Winter Olympiad, read news stories, or athlete's biographies. There are games, quizzes, videos, and classroom activities. Included are eThemes resources about Olympic history, athletes and records, the 2002 Winter Olympics, and the 2006 host country of Italy.