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Olympic Games: Winter 2006 Discuss this eTheme.

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.

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  • 6

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What is the impact of technology on sports? In this article about how science and technology are changing the games students can learn about biomechanics, view an animation that shows how a computer can help you jump higher, read about how visualization can improve athletic performance, and imagine an Olympics without modern equipment.
This primer is for teachers, students, and interested individuals who want to learn and teach others about the the origins and history of the Olympics. Does not include information about the modern Olympic Movement.
Learn about the history of the modern Olympic Games, the inspiration for them, and particulars of the summer and winter games in this 18 page PDF.
Students can make a gold medal in this craft project. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Explore these links on the timeline to learn about some of the most memorable events that have happened at Winter Olympics in the past. NOTE: The site includes links that lead to ads.
Test your knowledge of unusual Olympic sports and the athletes who compete in them with this online quiz.
Explore the official site of the International Olympic Committee and Games. Learn about the athletes and events.
This site contains information about the Olympic games in Torino, including news stories, pictures, and a timeline. You can also watch a video starring the Olympic Mascots.
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.
This site has information about the 2006 Winter Olympics and Italy. Also includes fun activities and printouts.
Here are some fun games and activities about the Winter Olympics.
Find out about the sports that will take place during the Winter Olympics in 2006. Also includes links to quizzes and crossword puzzles, plus links to information about the Olympics and Italy. NOTE: The website includes pop-up and banner ads.
Read some prediction about what will happen during the 2006 Winter Olympics.
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.
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.
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 introduce the country of Italy. There is information on Italy's history, culture, art, traditions, cuisine, cars, and more. You can listen to a recording of the National Anthem, take a virtual tour of the Sistine Chapel, view an interactive map, or read about the history of pizza.

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