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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Alpine Skiing and Vibration Damping

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Alpine skiers have engineers looking out for their safety and for their performance. Physics and materials engineers consider how to dampen the vibrations that can be caused by bumps in the snow, vibrations that can cause the athletes to...
4:59
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Physics of Slope-Style Skiing

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Many mechanical phenomena are explained by a physics professor using Nick Goepper, a Winter Olympics 2014 slope-style skier, as the model. Beginning with kinetic and potential energy, the professor goes on to explain angular momentum and...
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Science of Ice

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Chemistry concepts come alive against the backdrop of the Sochi Olympic Winter Games! Here is a captivating clip to share with your chemistry kids. It teaches how the bonds in a water molecule contribute to the formation of a lattice...
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Science of Snow

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Physical science fans find out how supercooled water droplets in the clouds can become crystalline snowflakes. They learn about the categories of snowflakes (plates and columns) and the variables that determine their patterns...
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Engineering Competition Suits

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What a thrilling job for an engineer: designing advanced athletic competition suits! Which materials can most reduce friction and drag, and yet still be flexible enough to move with the athlete's body? With attention focused on Shani...
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Engineering Faster and Safer Bobsleds

For Teachers 6th - 12th
While your physical science class is studying mechanics, this would be a fabulous enrichment video for covering aerodynamics or friction. Mechanical engineers dedicate their time to developing Olympic-quality bobsleds to be as fast, but...
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Olympic Movement and Robotic Design

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Here is a high-interest topic to inspire your engineering class: robots that can learn. These particular machines imitate the motion of athletes headed for the Olympic Winter Games. Hear from a professor of dynamics, systems, and control...
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Figure Skating Physics—Science of the Winter Olympic Games

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Learn about the center of mass and projectiles by examining the movement of Olympic figure skaters! Physics and skating fans will be delighted as they watch super athletes perform unbelievable feats. Arrows and text appear to highlight...
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Understanding the Modern Olympic Games

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Do you know when and where the first Olympic Games were held? Do you know what each of the five rings in the Olympic symbol represent? Your pupils will learn about the birth and development of the modern Olympic Games, and will conclude...
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Injury and Recovery

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Synthetic scaffolding can be used to regenerate biological tissue, such as muscle, tendons, and ligaments. When perfected, this biotechnological feat will help many injured athletes recover more quickly. Dr.Cato Laurencin explains the...
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How is Artificial Snow Made?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
It's time to take to the slopes to enjoy a little scientific exploration. Scholars learn the chemistry of artificial snow by watching an informative video. The ACS Reactions lesson describes the importance of creating the correct...
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Kiev in Chaos: Teaching About the Crisis in Ukraine

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Provide a historical context for the political unrest between Russia and Ukraine that began in late 2013. Learners review their prior knowledge and chronicle new understandings with a KWL chart, watch a video explaining the Ukrainian...
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Where in the World?

For Students 5th Standards
Learners practice reading a chart with information about where the Olympic Games have been held since 1994. Then, they answer questions by pulling explicit information from the chart. A key at the bottom of the chart indicates Winter...
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Get Surreal

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze and write text for audio guides about particular pieces of art from the Surrealism movement.
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Regions of Countries Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive geography quiz activity, students examine the chart that includes details about 20 world regions. Students identify the names of the countries where the regions are located in 4 minutes.
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History and Culture of Russia

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The history and culture of Russia is one of the most complex in Europe, and can provide interesting learning opportunities.
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Olympic Mascot Lesson

For Teachers K - 10th
Students investigate the 1968 Olympics by identifying their mascots.  In this Olympic history lesson, students participate in a group activity where they match countries with their representative mascots.  Students analyze the meaning of...
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Tracking Olympic Gold!

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Pupils use print or online resources to track the results of the Olympic Games, record daily results on graphs, use graphs to collect information.
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Empty chairs

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars sit in the middle chair and describe (for a minute or so) the clothes they are wearing. Alternatively, or in addition, members of the group fire questions at the protagonist to get her to describe her clothes.