Week #2: Sports of the Winter Olympics

Assignments & Activities:
1. Read about the various sports in the Winter Olympics in the resource links section. Individually or in partners, choose a winter sport to study. Create a slideshow , video , powerpoint or wikipage about your sport. Look at Winter Olympic Events for ideas on how to organize your research.

2. Choose an athlete from your country (either the country your school is located in or the country your class is studying) who will be participating in the 2010 Winter Olympics. As a class create a VoiceThread that celebrates Olympians from your country.

Resource Links:

CTV Olympics
2010 Vancouver Olympics
Olympic Sports
Olympic Sports Olympic.org
Winter Olympic Images
flickr 2002 Winter Olympic images
LeaderPost Olympics
NBC Video Series on the Science Behind the Sports