Winter Olympics Resources


The BBC’s website includes pages titled “Ancient Greece: The Olympic Games.” Students can read and take a quiz. There’s a related slide show about ancient Greece and the games.

The National Science Foundation’s “Science of the Olympic Winter Games” page has more than a dozen video shorts on the science involved in various Olympic sports.

Explore the Official Website of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games for information, photos, videos, maps, team features, and more.

Official Web Site of the Olympic Movement: Sochi Games; used with the previous website, you’ll find everything you want to know about the upcoming Games. Watch a cartoon-style video about the ancient Games, addressing history and mythology. has an umbrella page with links to printable games, puzzels, and coloring pages with Winter Olympics themes.

Research, using Tufts Olympic site, comparing the ancient and modern Olympics, and the Penn Museum site.

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