South America Olympics

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South America Olympics

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  1. What do you know about the summer Olympics?

    Slide 1 - What do you know about the summer Olympics?

    • Sports
    • Countries
    • Athletes
    • Location
    • Warm-Up
  2. Slide 2

    • The Americas
    • Canada and Mexico
    • South America
    • Central America
    • Physical Geography
    • Big Idea: How can you use the 5 themes of geography to learn about The Americas?
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
    • Physical Geography
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
    • Physical Geography
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
  3. Essential Question(s):

    Slide 3 - Essential Question(s):

    • Who is hosting the 2016 summer Olympics?
    • What sports are played in the Summer Olympics?
    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to explain the impact the Summer Olympics will have on the economy of Brazil.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.4 - The Interactions Between People and Places
    • Lesson Objectives
  4. First Olympics were held in ancient Greece – in Olympia.  Hence the name Olympics!

    Slide 4 - First Olympics were held in ancient Greece – in Olympia. Hence the name Olympics!

    • The games were held in honor of the Greek god Hercules
    • Meaning hero or strength
    • First modern games were in 1896
    • Brief History
    • Ruins in Olympia
  5. The iconic linked rings represent the unity of athletes from all parts of the world who gather to compete against one another.

    Slide 5 - The iconic linked rings represent the unity of athletes from all parts of the world who gather to compete against one another.

    • First used in 1920
    • Olympic Flag
  6. The torch is lit at the ancient site in Olympia with a mirror and the sun.

    Slide 6 - The torch is lit at the ancient site in Olympia with a mirror and the sun.

    • The torch is then passed from runner to runner from the ancient site to the Olympic stadium in the hosting city.
    • The flame stays lit throughout the games.
    • First used in 1920
    • Olympic Torch
  7. The Olympics take place every 2 years in the winter, then 2 years later summer.

    Slide 7 - The Olympics take place every 2 years in the winter, then 2 years later summer.

    • So, we see the Summer Olympics every 4 years!
    • The Summer 2016 Olympics will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Last time an Olympics was held in the U.S.A:
    • 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City , Utah
    • 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia
    • When and Where?
  8. Pros and Cons of Hosting

    Slide 8 - Pros and Cons of Hosting

    • Pros:
    • Economic boost during Olympics
    • Construction
    • Jobs
    • Tourism
    • Cons:
    • Expense of construction
    • Crowds
    • Terrorism threats
  9. 32 summer sports

    Slide 9 - 32 summer sports

    • Baseball and softball were dropped in 2008
    • Golf and Rugby added in 2016
    • New Summer Sports
  10. Archery

    Slide 10 - Archery

    • Badminton
    • Basketball
    • Beach volleyball
    • Boxing
    • Canoe/kayak
    • Cycling
    • Diving
    • Equestrian
    • Fencing
    • Field Hockey
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • Handball
    • Judo
    • Modern pentathlon
    • Rowing
    • Rugby
    • Sailing
    • Shooting
    • Soccer
    • Swimming
    • Soccer
    • Swimming
    • Synchronized swimming
    • Table tennis
    • Taekwondo
    • Tennis
    • Track and field
    • Triathlon
    • Volleyball
    • Water Polo
    • Weightlifting
    • Wrestling
    • Do You See Your Sport?
  11. Which 2 Summer Olympic sports were discontinued in 2008?

    Slide 11 - Which 2 Summer Olympic sports were discontinued in 2008?

    • Swimming and diving
    • Baseball and softball
    • Canoe and kayak
    • Quick Check
  12. Which 2 Summer Olympic sports were discontinued in 2008?

    Slide 12 - Which 2 Summer Olympic sports were discontinued in 2008?

    • Swimming and diving
    • Baseball and softball
    • Canoe and kayak
    • Quick Check
  13. Quick Check

    Slide 13 - Quick Check

    • Which city is hosting the 2016 Summer Olympics?
    • Brazil
    • Rio de Janeiro
    • South America
  14. Quick Check

    Slide 14 - Quick Check

    • Which city is hosting the 2016 Summer Olympics?
    • Brazil
    • Rio de Janeiro
    • South America
  15. Essential Question(s):

    Slide 15 - Essential Question(s):

    • Who is hosting the 2016 summer Olympics?
    • What sports are played in the Summer Olympics?
    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to explain the impact the Summer Olympics will have on the economy of Brazil.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.4 - The Interactions Between People and Places
    • Review Objectives
  16. Final wrap-up of our unit on the Americas

    Slide 16 - Final wrap-up of our unit on the Americas

    • Did you have a favorite country/continent?
    • Did you learn about a place you’d like to visit some day?
    • Next Lesson