Week beginning 1/6/20
History research: Find out about the ancient Olympic games and present your findings as a poster. You can choose whether to do your poster by hand or using a computer.
Make sure that you include the following information on your poster plus some additional facts which you find interesting! Have a look at the video below and the bbc bitesize website
When did the games originate?
Where did the games originate?
Why did they take place?
What games took place and what did the winners receive?
How were men and women treated differently?
This week's Geography task is to plot on a map all of the countries which have hosted the Olympic Games. I have added a list below. If you have an atlas at home, please use one of these. If not then feel free to use a computer to help!
Task 1: Colour and label each of the countries which have hosted the games
Task 2: Identify the capital cities of each country
List of Olympic Host Countries
|Country||Summer Games||Winter Games|
|USA||1904, 1932, 1984, 1996, (2028)||1932, 1960, 1980, 2002|
|France||1900, 1924, (2024)||1924, 1968, 1992|
|Greece||1896, 1906!, 2004|
|Japan||1964, (2020)||1972, 1998|
|Italy||1960||1956, 2006, (2026)|
|UK||1908, 1948, 2012|