Anniversary of the Summer Olympics in 1988

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How much do your students know about the history of the Olympic Games?

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There is no event like the Olympic Games. The athletes who compete are amazing in their ability to attain world-class standards and their determination to be the best, as they strive to beat their competitors, defy physical limitations and achieve amazing records on a global stage.

These individuals are an example to all of us, and each of the Amazing Olympians in this series have an amazing story to tell. Take a fascinating trip through the lives of some of the world’s most celebrated Olympians!

Meet:- Fanny Blankers-Koen, George Eyser, Jesse Owens, Johnny Weismuller, Spyros Louis, Oscar Swahn, Charlotte Cooper, Sonja Henie and more. What was their chosen sport?

Amazing Olympic Stories – Vol 1 – A Multimedia Textbook

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Marvel at photographs of events from Olympic Games past, be amazed as avatars of each of the featured amazing people come to life, listen to atmospheric audio stories and get a sense of the history of the Games with a unique Olympic timeline. Also included is an informational section on the Games, which includes details about Olympic traditions and symbols. An interactive quiz at the end of each chapter enables you to test your new knowledge about the Olympic Games.

Join all of these inspirational Olympians, and many others, as their stories come to life through this special series of Olympic BioViews®. 

  1. What Roman numerals represent these Games?
  2. What was the MOTTO?
  3. What country won the most medals?
  4. What was the official mascot of these Games
  5. Which two Olympians noted above became Hollywood stars?
  6. Choose two of the Olympians in the series and research their journey to Olympic fame
  7. How many Olympic Games have been held in Asia?

Amazing People Education is brought to you by The Amazing People Club – an international education publisher that is bringing these sensational resources to students and teachers worldwide. To explore tips and tricks on classroom edu-tainment using BioViews®, please download our free Amazing Teacher Toolkit. To get involved in our direct-to-classroom resources, be sure to check out these Education Case Studies.

We would like you to try some of our amazing class starters and let us know how they were received by teachers and students. To take a peek at how some students reacted when they came face to face with Columbus and Michelangelo, please see our video from Castle Vale High School.

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