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General History of the Olympics

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The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - the Olympics
From YouTube, produced by CINAR Animation
In this video Huckle and Lowly Worm learn about the Olympics. The Olympic games happen every 2 years. The whole world cheers. At the summer games they have gymnastics, tracks, and swimming. The Olympics are over when the flame goes out. This is a goo... [more]
February 2, 2011 at 09:01 PM
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Ages: 8 - 12
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History of the Olympics in Animation
From YouTube, produced by Dersingham Primary School, London
This student-created video recreates the history of the Olympics from its origins in 776 BC to modern times.  Students used a variety of techniques, including claymation, paper cut-outs, hand-drawn animation, live-action, and photography.  ( 10:51)
July 28, 2012 at 01:15 PM
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Ages: 8 - 12
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The History of Olympics 2012.
From YouTube, produced by Thefactoryartclub
This student-created animated video outlines the history of the Olympic Games.  Students created the artwork and provide the narration used in the video.  ( 4:01)
July 28, 2012 at 01:02 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Olympics, Ancient Early Games
From awesomestories.com, produced by Discovery Channel
The ancient Olympics began in about the eighth century, B.C. How important were those games to the Greeks? What honors were bestowed on the winning athletes? Why did they end, after twelve hundred years? (9:54) Take a virtual trip to the ancient wo... [more]
April 18, 2010 at 09:02 AM
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Olympics, Ancient - Honors for the Athletes
From awesomestories.com, produced by Discovery Channel
So highly regarded were winning athletes, in the ancient Olympic games, that their names were used in the Greek calendar.  People referenced events by the year that a particular champion prevailed in his sport. What other honors were bestowed upon... [more]
April 18, 2010 at 09:05 AM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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Olympic Games in Ancient Greece
From YouTube, produced by Alcazar/Discovery Channel
This student-created video describes the Olympic Games in ancient Greece with video, illustrations, and narration.  ( Some images and video are not appropriate for younger students as they show unclothed athletes, which was the custom in ancient Gree... [more]
July 28, 2012 at 01:31 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Olympic Games Though History
From YouTube
This is a very good slideshow concerning the Olympic Games. The slides appear a little too fast, but the information contained within the slides is interesting. There is no narration--just music and captions. (2:58)
February 15, 2010 at 04:03 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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History of the Olympic Games
From YouTube, produced by WatchMojo
This video outlines the long and storied history of the Olympic Games which date back to Ancient Greece to 8th century BC.  People from various city states would compete. In 1894 the IOC was created and Athens was chosen for the games in 1896-for mal... [more]
February 15, 2010 at 04:00 PM
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History of the Olympics
From YouTube
Video looks at the history of the Olympics.  Video starts with Athens, 1896 being the first Olympics, there is a note saying “Much Wenlock was actually the first modern Olympics, but the IOC had not been established at the time so Athens was the firs... [more]
August 22, 2009 at 06:41 AM
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3 Facts - Ancient Olympic Boxing
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Boxing was first accepted as an Olympic sport in 688 BC, being called Pygme or Pygmachia. Participants trained on punching bags (called a korykos). Fighters wore leather straps (called himantes) over their hands, wrists, and sometimes breast, to prot... [more]
August 22, 2009 at 08:55 AM
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