The Olympics: Body and Mind – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction Use this dual science lesson plan to learn about the Olympics through the lens of…read more

Sarah Attar of Saudi Arabia enters the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Attar is one of the first female athletes to compete for Saudi Arabia at the Olympics.

Many Firsts for Women At 2012 Olympics


The 2012 London Olympics mark the first time that every competing country will have at least one woman on their team. This comes after years…read more

Britain Rings in the 2012 Olympic Games


On the morning of Friday, July 27th, people across the UK awoke to the sounds of bells ringing in the 2012 Olympic Games. After much…read more

Youth, Labor Workers Demand Change in China


A younger generation in the Republic of China is becoming increasingly frustrated and calling for change. Laborers typically work in factories for up to 16…read more

Obama Pushes for 2016 Games in Chi-town


For the first time ever, a sitting US president is helping make a bid for an American city to host the Olympic Games. President Obama…read more

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