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The Geography of the Olympics
Students plot both Summer and Winter Olympic sites since 1896 and analyze the pattern of dots created. They evaluate the possibility of Indianapolis holding the Summer Olympic games in the future.
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Australian Geography Unit
At the heart of this resource is a beautifully detailed PowerPoint presentation (provided in PDF form) on the overall physical geography of Australia, basic facts about the country, Aboriginal history, and Australia culture and lifestyle.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Who's Up for the Olympic Challenge?:Integrating the 5 Themes of Geography with Olympic Bids
Students explore geographical themes. In this problem solving geography activity, students view a PowerPoint presentation about the Vancouver/Whistler Olympic bid. Students analyze Vancouver as an Olympic site looking at location,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Glory That Was Greece
Today we are going Greek! Provide the class with a clear and well-organized overview of all things pertaining to ancient Greece. From early Greeks and Homer, to the Persian Wars and great philosophers, this slide show has it all. Review...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
Why Here? Why Not There? Origin of the Modern Olympic Games
Students examine Olympic locales. In this geography skills lesson, students analyze map information regarding nations of the world and determine which nations have the physical geography, cultural philosophies, and economic strengths to...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Winter Olympics History Year by Year
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...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts