Olympic Games Project
These are guide lines to be used in order
to complete this assignment:
Ancient Greek History of the Olympics
first Olympic Games were held in the year _________.
first Olympic Games took place in ________, __________.
events included in the first Olympic games were:
participants of the first Olympics were all _________. (gender)
participants haled from (which countries or cities, etc.)
first Winter Olympics were held in the year _______ and took place in
were the first Olympics held other than in Athens, Greece? And in what year?† _______________
were allowed to participate in the Olympics in what year? ________. And
what Olympic year? ________.
Olympics?† Summer or Winter
were the games located at that time? ______________, _____________.
are the Winter Olympic games being held now in 2006?
12. What Olympic year is this
Winter Olympic? _______.
13. Write out the Olympic
14. What is the Olympic
Motto? __________, ___________, _____________.
15. What is the history and
significance of the Olympic flame and Olympic torch?
Draw, color and describe the Olympic flag. What do the
rings stand for and what is the significance of the different colors.
††† Winter Olympic Games Project # 2
student will choose an event of the Winter Olympics.
student will choose a country in which to follow that Olympic event.
student will be required to complete a Winter Olympic Games project.
will begin __________ and must be completed no later than ____________.
will follow their chosen event on TV coverage, (from home and school) the
internet, newspaper articles and magazine articles.
will be able to follow the events on TV coverage at school during health
student will be given guide lines for their research to complete this
project. (events, Greek history or the games,
record event info. etc.)
may choose to have students work as individuals, pair up with one partner,
or choose small groups to complete this project.
may also do a lesson using Olympic athletes and have students do a
research for a report and/or an oral presentation.
Winter Olympic Games Project
Your Olympic project must include the
of event you have chosen to follow
country you have chosen to follow in your event
history of the event you have chosen
for the event you have chosen
won in this event in previous years
who have won medals in this event from this country
of the event during this Olympics, record times, places, if it is an
Olympic record, etc.
of the flag of the country you have chosen to follow
of the Olympic flag
turn in completed work sheet on Olympics
Extras if you choose to add to your
project: newspaper articles, magazine articles, path of the Olympic flame from Athens, Greece
to Turin, Italy and anything you choose to
add to make your project better.
Winter Olympic Games Project
Event: ___________________________††††† Country: ______________________
Athletes in this event:
Training for this event:
History of this event:
Medals Won:†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Athlete††††††††††††††††††††††††† Country
- BIATHLON††††††† MEN †††††††† WOMEN
- BOBSLEIGH†††††† 4 MEN††††† 4 WOMEN
††††††††††† 2 MEN††††† 2 WOMEN
- CURLING††††† ††††††† MENíS TEAM††††††††††††† WOMENí S TEAM
- ICE HOCKEY††††† MENíS TEAM††††††††††††††† WOMENíS TEAM
- LUGE†††††††††††† †††††† MEN††††††† WOMEN
- SKATING††††††††††††††††† FIGURE: MEN††
SHORT TRACK SPEED: MEN†
- SKELTON:†††††† MEN†††† WOMEN
††††††††††††††††††††††††CROSS COUNTRY:† MEN†
††††††††††††††††††††††††FREE STYLE:† MEN††
††††††††††††††††††††††††SKI JUMPING:†† MEN††
BOARDING:† MEN†††† WOMEN
WINTER OLYMPICS GAMES IN GYM
sprint in gym and then shoot baskets
Skiing: carpets through maze or straight line
scooter on their belly
Bobsleigh: scooters hocked together and pushed