Ancient Greeks: The Olympic GamesK-5 students learn about the ancient events, athletes, spectators, and the role of women. The site includes fun facts, images, and activities.
Ancient Olympic GamesK-12 teachers and students in grades 6-12 can investigate the games, athletes, women, politics, and commercialism of the ancient games. A resource section includes a glossary, myths, links to other websites, and more.
The Olympics is the official website of the IOC and an up-to-date source of information about the events and athletes of the modern games for K-12 teachers and students. The website includes photos and videos.
A Map of Olympic Medals is an infographic that uses circles of different sizes to indicate the number of medals won by countries in summer Olympic Games (1896-2008). Users can adjust the slider to view different games, or click a country to display a list of its medal winners. Follow the link to Map of Winter Olympic Medals.
Dicolympic is an alphabetical collection of Olympic information and brief biographies of athletes.
Lessons and Activities
The Olympics furnishes historical and cultural background for the games. Teachers can find K-12 lessons on EDSITEment.