Official Olympic Games Website
Here is the official website of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Use the mouse to scan over the 5th Tab & the pictures of each of the sports.
Which sports would you like to try? Which would you not want to try?
How many countries are sending athletes to the games?
How can you track the medals that each country wins?
MATH - A Fraction of a Second Can Be the Difference Btw. Winning Gold, Silver or Bronze
WOW - Time CAN be important.
Check out different sports & their winning times. Often it is only a fraction of a second between 1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place or not placing at all.
Under the words: "A Map of Winter Olympic Medals" (Once the games being this Friday) then
you will see each country & the medals that their athletes have won.
START HERE - Your Exploration of the 2018 Winter Olympics
Opening Ceremony starts Friday, Feb. 9th!
Today you will explore the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Begin by watching either of these
Then explore each area of the games: Science, Math, History, Art.
Take the time to answer the questions or complete the activity
you will find in each box.
ART - Olympic Pictographs
Interpreting the Art of the Winter Olympics. Which one is speed skating? Figure skating? Luge? Bobsled? Hockey? Freestyle Aerials? Curling?
Mexican Uniforms - What Purpose Do These Uniforms Serve?
Alpine skier Hubertus von Hohenlohe's racing suit - a skintight zip-front number that runs from neck to ankles. The speedsuit is black with a trompe l'oiel design that creates the effect that the athlete is kitted out in a cropped black bolero jacket with white embroidery detail, a white collared shirt, red cummerbund and red necktie, with the letters MEX amid the faux embroidery detail down the left leg.
Norwegian Olympic Curling team 2014 Uniforms adds eye-popping flair.
GEOGRAPHY & Map/Atlas Skills for the 2018 Winter Games
Click on the link below to discover the mascot for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Name the mascot. Be able to explain the parts of its name.
Why do you think it was chosen?
Why is the mascot important to the country?
How does the mascot relate to the country where the Olympics are held?