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Science of the
Winter Olympics

 

Gold medals aren't really made of gold.
They're made of sweat, determination,
and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.

Dan Gable

NBC Learn - NBC Learn, in partnership with the National Science
  Foundation, unravels the physics, biology, chemistry, materials
  science and math behind the Olympic Winter Games.
Inside Science - Good collection of articles
Popular Mechanics - The scienec behind 7 Winter Olympic events
University of Montana - Sport and Science
NEA - 10 Free Things for Teaching About the 2014 Winter Olympics
Science Buddies - Going for the Gold: The Science of Winter Sports
Education World - The Education World team has gathered lesson
  ideas to help you teach to the moment. Included: Lessons to teach
  history, vocabulary, decimals, sportsmanship, and more!
The New York Times Learning Network - Getting Physical:
  Physics and Other Science Behind Winter Olympic Sports
Physics Central - Winter Olympics Science Notes: Ski Jumping
National Research Council Canada - The science behind the Winter
  Olympics (Archived material)
Learn NC - Winter Olympics: What a blast! The lesson plan outlines
  an integrated unit on the Winter Olympics from the perspective of
  Physical Education. All subject areas can participate, but the
  culminating activity is the Olympic Games organized through Physical
  Education classes.
Technology Rocks - Keep your students busy and focused on skills
  with some fun games that can be used on your SMARTboard or in
  the lab for individual, small group, or whole group fun.
Cybrary Man - List of links
Smart Exchange - Lessons for Smart products
Zoom Games by PBS Kids - ZOOMer Winter Olympics
National Geographic Kids - Quiz Your Noodle: Winter Olympics
   

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Warm-up questions
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