Investigating the Olympics

Sites of Use

The sites in the list below will be very handy for learning more about the London 2012 Olympics. You may also like to use some of these resources to investigate the countries participating in the Olympic Games.

  TIME for Kids: Olympics 2012
The TIME website has information about the torch relay, venues, sports, athletes and the history of London.
Athlete Profiles
Profiles of each of the athletes in the Australian Olympic Team.
Olympic Values
Videos with Australian athletes talking about the AOC’s Olympic values; Attitude, Sportsmanship, Pride, Individual Responsibility, Respect and Express Yourself.
Ancient Greeks: The Olympics
This website from the BBC talks a lot about the history of the Ancient Olympics in Greece.
  The Sports
Information and interesting facts about each of the sports Australia will be competing in at the games.
  Children’s Olympics
Test your knowledge of the Olympics, sports and science with this fun quiz.


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