Olympic Rings

Find out about the rings and what they represent. (website) (image)

Olympic Timeline

Be a research detective and find out when these events actually happened...

800 BC 400 AD

First official ‘modern’ Olympic Games held in Athens
1894

Paris holds the second modern Olympic Games
1896

Olympic Games cancelled due the World War II
1900

The ‘Stoke Mandeville Games’ take place in Buckinghamshire the beginnings of the Paralympics.
1916

Ancient Olympic Games held in Greece
1924

The London 2012 Olympic Games begins.
1936

International Olympic Committee formed by Pierre de Coubertin
1940 & 1944

Berlin introduces the idea of a torch relay in the lead up to the Games
1948

First ever Winter Olympics held in Chamonix, France
27th July 2012

Olympics cancelled due to World War I

Location, Location, Location!

Where is London? ( website )

How far is London from you? ( website )

Country report on Great Britain ( website )

Track and compare the Weather in London with where you live (website)

What type of land features support the Olympics?

Identify on a map where past Olympics have been held. ( map )

Draw the flags and find a fact about each country taking part. (flags)