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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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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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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...
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Orange Olympics

For Teachers K
Stage an "Orange Olympics" in the gym while completing phonics work on the vowel "o" and learning about the Olympics. This interdisciplinary unit provides practice with the vowel sound for "o" while integrating a social studies unit on...
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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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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: 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: 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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Harnessing the Olympic Spirit

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Use the energy and excitement of the 2014 Winter Olympics to motivate your class to research and write.
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Science of Skates—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Speed skaters, hockey players, and ice skaters each have skates created specifically for their sports—an interesting fact for your Olympic Games fans! An engaging lesson explores the engineering design of different types of ice skates. 
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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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Winter Wonderland - Winter Olympics and the Water Cycle

For Teachers 5th - 7th
After a concise introduction to the water cycle, junior meteorologists access NOAA's average snowfall data. They choose a city to examine in terms of precipitation. Then they look at historical snowfall data and use it to predict snow...
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Newton's Laws and Winter Sports

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate past winter Olympic games utilizing any skiing or snowboarding event to take Newton's Challenge. Helpful Web resources are provided and students enjoy learning science laws along with researching Olympic events.
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Winter Olympics

For Students 4th - 8th
In this winter Olympics worksheet, students fill in the blanks to a paragraph that talks about the winter Olympics. Students fill in the blank for 24 winter Olympic words.
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The Olympic Flame's Trip

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Just in time for the start of the Winter 2018 Olympics, you can track the Olympic torch relay through the Republic of Korea. But there must be some math involved, right? Give learners a activity that prompts them to calculate the...
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Mathletes—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Investigate the mathematics of the Olympics. A science video how mathematics is important from the basic level of calculating scores to the more complex math of describing the velocity of motion. Scholars learn to view Olympic...
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Slapshot Physics—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Take a shot at explaining the physics of hockey! Olympic hockey players explain the science of their craft in a video lesson. The lesson includes a discussion of force and velocity as well as potential and kinetic energy.
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Internal Athlete—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Cross-country skiers are some of the most disciplined athletes in the world. Young scholars learn about the biology of endurance in an interesting video lesson that highlights athletes of current and past Olympics.
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Suit Up—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
You are what you wear! Learn the complex design strategies that result in the competition clothing seen in the Olympics. Scientists consider the requirement of each sport, which typically results in resisting air drag. 
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Winter Olympics Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Winter Olympics vocabulary skills worksheet, students match the 12 Olympics-related terms in the word bank to the appropriate definitions.  
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Winter Olympic Torch Traveling Across Italy

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students react to statements about the 2006 Winter Olympics, then read a news article about the Olympic torch's journey through Italy. In this current events lesson (written prior to the 2006 Winter Olympics), the teacher introduces the...
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Winter Olympics History Year by Year

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Investigate the history of the Winter Olympic Games. After researching this event and compiling necessary statistics, pupils use a graphic organizer to chart their findings. A template for a chart is included in this resource. Have your...
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Winter Olympic Games Project

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research an individual event on the Internet during the winter Olympic games. Students learn about their event, watch it on TV, follow it on the Web, and acreate a poster that sharing their new knowledge about that sport.
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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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