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.
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.
Here are links that show the U.S. athletes with the most medals in summer and winter games. The links at the bottom include a listing of the countries with the most medals. NOTE: The site includes ads.
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 2002 Torch Relay, Olympic History, and Olympic Athletes and Records.
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 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.
These sites focus on the Olympics torch relay for the summer 2004 games and the winter 2002 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.