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General History of the Olympics

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The History of the Olympic Flame
From YouTube, produced by Olympic
See incredible footage from Olympic history as we follow the journey of the Olympic flame. (01:45)
February 8, 2018 at 09:13 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Beginner's Guide to the Olympics
From YouTube, produced by Olympic
What's behind the Games? Where does the money come from? Who does what? What goes on in between the Games? (05:10)
February 8, 2018 at 08:54 AM
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What are the Olympics?
From YouTube, produced by Educational Videos for Students
Have fun with Jeremiah as he answers the question, "What are the Olympics?" (01:00)
February 8, 2018 at 09:06 AM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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The Ancient Origins of the Olympics
From YouTube, produced by TED education
Thousands of years in the making, the Olympics began as part of a religious festival honoring the Greek god Zeus in the rural Greek town of Olympia. But how did it become the greatest show of sporting excellence on earth? Armand D’Angour explains the... [more]
February 8, 2018 at 08:32 AM
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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: 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 Greec... [more]
July 28, 2012 at 01:31 PM
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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: 5 - 14
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The Ancient Origins of the Olympics
From youtube.com, produced by TedEd
Thousands of years in the making, the Olympics began as part of a religious festival honoring the Greek god Zeus in the rural Greek town of Olympia. But how did it become the greatest show of sporting excellence on earth? Armand D’Angour explains the... [more]
April 6, 2016 at 08:17 AM
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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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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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