ERIC Number: ED211452
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
The Olympics: An Educational Opportunity. Enrichment Units, 7-9.
United States Olympic Committee, Colorado Springs, CO.
The learning activities presented in this handbook illustrate educational opportunities related to participation in competitive activity as exemplified by the Olympic Games. Designed for use with students in grades seven through nine, these learning units may be integrated with the existing curriculum for the class. Subjects offered include mathematics and the metric system, art, music, geography, history, nutrition, drug abuse, physical fitness, and writing and oral skills. For each unit, grade levels and learning objectives are given. Articles on Olympic concepts and history, an Olympic spelling list, information on Olympic committees, and a bibliography are appended. (JD)
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Aggression, Class Activities, Curriculum Enrichment, Drug Education, Geography, Health Education, History, Human Relations, Humanistic Education, Junior High Schools, Metric System, Nutrition, Physical Fitness, Secondary School Mathematics, Social Values, Thematic Approach
United States Olympic Committee, 1750 East Boulder Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80909 ($2.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United States Olympic Committee, Colorado Springs, CO.