RESOURCE:

History Explorer Podcast: The Early Modern Olympics

Grade Range: 6-8
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Worksheets
Duration: 12 Minutes
Date Posted: 8/20/2012

The first Olympic Games began in 776 BC, but the Olympic Games as we know them today started much later—the 19th century.  Learn about the surprising beginnings of the modern Olympic Games and how much has changed since with curator Eric Jentsch. The resource set includes a teacher guide and student worksheet. 


Instructional Strategies

Related Artifact

related artifact Hockey Skates

These skates were worn by Phil Verchota (number 27), a member of the underdog 1980 U.S. Olympic h...