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Olympic Games: Torch Relay

These sites focus on the Olympics torch relay for the summer and winter games. Includes interactive maps, biographies of the torchbearers, videos, photographs, and answers to common questions about the torch. There are links to eThemes Resources on the summer and winter Olympics.


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Here is the official site of the 2012 winter Olympic torch relay. Learn about relay traditions, themes, torch emblem, and more. See a map of the planned route, view the torch in 3-D, watch videos of the torch relays, read the stories of along the route.
View an interactive collection torches from Summer 1988 to Summer 2008 Olypic Games. Click on the picture to read the information about each torch.
This map charts the torch relay route for the 2004 Olympics.
Find out more about the Olympic torch for the 2000 Summer Olympics. Find out what made it was the most reliable torch in Olympic history. NOTE: This site has links to external sites.
This site has lots of information about Olympic torches, how they are designed and constructed, the history of the torch and the torch relay. Includes photographs and illustrations. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Find out the history of the Olympic flame and torch. Includes a schematic drawing of Sydney 2000 Olympic torch. NOTE: This site includes ads.
These sites are about the upcoming Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. There are facts, statistics, activities, printouts, pictures, and more. Includes links to eThemes Resources about ancient Greece, Olympic History, athletes and records, the Olympic torch relay, and China.
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.
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.
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, torch relay, Olympic history, and Olympic athletes.
These sites are about the Winter Olympics 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. There are resources for students to understand and follow the olympic events, mascots, Olympic venues, torch relay, and athletes. Includes lesson plans, games, videos, activities, and interactive maps. Includes links to eThemes Resources on bidding to host Olympics 2012 and torch relay, and history. There are also resources related to Olympics on eThemes website.

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