Resources for Olympic Country Research and Olympic Fun
The Olympic Creed:
"The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part,
just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle.
The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well."
During the Olympic Games, classes adopted a country
and answered these questions it
Day 1 Country Question: What continent is your country in and what is its capital city?
Day 2 Country Questions: What time is it in your capital city when it is 9:00 am our time? and What is the main language spoken in your country
Day 3 Country Question: What is the name of the highest mountain in the country and how high is it?
Day 4 Country Question: What is one of the country's favorite holidays?
Day 5 Country Question: What is a favorite ethnic food of the country or its National dish?
Day 6 Country Question: What is a "must see" attraction if visiting your country?
Day 7 Country Question: What is the most popular or favorite sport in your country?
Day 8 Country Question: How large is your country? In square miles and in population.
Day 9 Country Question: How do you say Good Morning in the language of your country?
and how many letters in the country's alphabet?
Day 10 Country Question: What animal is important or unique to your country or area?
FINAL QUESTION - Your country's final medal county in the Sochi 2014 Olympics - gold, silver and bronze.