Modern Olympic Beginnings Mini-Lesson

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Use the slideshow, teacher resources, and student worksheets in this social studies mini-lesson to give students a general overview of the beginnings of the modern Olympic Games. This mini-lesson can be taught as part of 1 or 2 45-minute class periods. The activities and exercises can be completed in class or given as take-home assignments. The lesson content is accessible and approachable for both science teachers and generalists, and includes background material for brush-up or pre-lecture preparation.

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Olympics

Use this mini-lesson to introduce students to the beginnings of the modern Olympic Games.

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Eyewitness: Olympics

Chris Oxlade

Get an exciting overview of the ancient games, the rebirth of the Olympics at the end of the 19th century, and a very brief history of the winter and summer games, all with spectacular photos of athletes and equipment.

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