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.
Fact Monster: The Summer Olympics
This is a timeline of the modern day summer Olympics. Includes where they were held, how many nations participated, which country won the most medals, and how many medals the U.S. team won. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Fact Monster: Olympics 2004: Athens, Greece
This site includes links to information on Athens, the modern Olympics, ancient Olympics, and some memorable moments from the Olympics. Also includes links to Olympic quizzes, crossword puzzles, and a map of Greece.
ThinkQuest: Summer Sports
Read about some of the unusual sports included in the Summer Olympics, such as synchronized swimming, archery, and water polo.
ThinkQuest: Ancient Olympics
Read about the ancient Olympics, which were also held in Greece.
ABC Teach: Olympic News Articles
This is a worksheet for students to fill out once they have read an article about the Olympic games.
Enchanted Learning: Olympics Crossword Puzzle
Try this crossword puzzle that uses words relating to the Olympics.
Enchanted Learning: A New Olympic Sport
Write an essay describing a new Olympic sport you think should be included in the Summer Olympics in Athens.
Enchanted Learning: Map of Greece
Learn about Greece, the site of the upcoming Summer Olympics in 2004. Includes links to activities about Greece.
eThemes Resource: Ancient Greece
These sites have information about the people, architecture, government, and daily life in ancient Greece. View images of Greek ruins, learn the Greek alphabet, and read about the famous city of Athens. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on mythology.
eThemes Resource: Olympic Games: Athletes and Records
Learn about some famous Olympians and how they trained for their events. See Olympic records from various countries and sporting events. View video clips, play games, and take quizzes. Includes eThemes Resources on the Olympic Games Winter 2002 and Olympic Games: History.
eThemes Resource: Olympic Games: Torch Relay 2002
These sites focus on the torch relay for the Winter Games 2002. Includes interactive maps, biographies of the torchbearers, and answers to common questions about the torch. There are also video, audio and many photo files that document the flame's journey.
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 Olympic Games Winter 2002 and Olympic Games: Athletes and Records.
eThemes Resource: 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 2002 Torch Relay, Olympic History, and Olympic Athletes and Records.
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