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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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 lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation about the Vancouver/Whistler Olympic bid. Students analyze Vancouver as an Olympic site looking at location, place,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
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
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