Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
The Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games are just around the corner. Schools across the country are invited to get involved, celebrate sport, volunteerism, the arts, athletes, winter. . . whatever lifts your spirit for the Games!
Olympic connections to Alberta curriculum
- Culture and Multiculturalism - English / French
- Sport and Healthy Living - English / French
- Sustainability and Social Responsibility - English / French
- Presentation for School Jurisdictions - English / French
Vancouver 2010 Olympic Feature Programs:
Vancouver2010.com/edu is the Canadian School Portal for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Bilingual resources are available to help teachers find ways to connect students to the Games.
- Sharing the Dream Webcast Series (March 25) – a student lead webcast series exploring youth issues related to culture, sustainability, sports & healthy living, Olympism, Paralympism and global citizenship. This session is entitled Passing the Torch of Global Citizenship Vancouver 2010 - London 2012 which will reflect on the Vancouver 2010 experience from an educational perspective, more specifically with regard to global citizenship.
- Films for Change - Films for Change is a template aimed at secondary level students that provides a way to integrate National Film Board documentaries on environmental issues across a range of classroom contexts and subject areas.
- Olympic Torch Relay School Kit - an educational resources to help students bring the excitement of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay to life in classrooms across the nation. These bilingual classroom activities link to learning outcomes in social studies, language arts, math, science and physical activity.
Other Olympic Resources
- Visit vancouver2010.com/edu to find a teacher’s forum, lesson starters, events and activities to bring the Olympic Games into the classroom.
- Alberta Olympic Secretariat website
- Printable Posters
Celebrating Excellence Contest Poster
EDU Vancouver 2010 Olympic Poster
EDU Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Poster
Pan-Canadian Paralympic School Week
Sharing the Dream Webcast Series Poster
Find Your Passion in Sport Aboriginal poster series