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									                                                                                                 Short track           ●                ●             ●●               ●       ●●●            8
                     WINTER WONDERLAND
                                                                                 TASK CARD 1     Skeleton                                        ●●                                           2
THE COMPETITION SCHEDULE
                                                                                                 Ski jumping           ●                              ●        ●                              3
     Opening         Event                    Event         Exhibition           Closing
●                                        ●                                   ●
     ceremony        competitions             finals        gala                 ceremony        Snowboarding                  ●   ●    ●    ●                                   ●   ●        6

                 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Gold                         Speed skating         ● ● ●       ●    ●    ●        ●    ●       ● ●               ●●       12
    February
                 F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S medals
                                                                                                   Total gold
Alpine skiing      ● ●         ●    ●         ●   ●    ●             ●       ●     ●        10                         6 6     5    6   7    5   4    6    6   4    4 6 5        7   7    2   86
                                                                                                    medals

Biathlon           ● ●         ●●        ●●            ●●        ●           ●              10   Ceremonies        ●                                                                      ●

Bobsleigh                                              ●             ●             ●        3                     12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
                                                                                                   February
                                                                                                                  F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S
Cross-country                                                                                    Vancouver 2010 Olympic Competition Schedule – Vancouver Organizing Committee 2008
                          ●●        ●●        ●   ●         ●●       ● ●           ● ●      12
skiing
                                                                                                 Use the Competition Schedule to answer these questions.
Curling                                                                      ●     ●        2
                                                                                                     1.  In which sport are events held every day from the 13th February?
                                                                                                     2.  How many finals are being held in Short Track on the 26th February?
Figure skating            ●              ●                  ●            ●                  4        3.  In which sport/s will the most gold medals be presented?
                                                                                                     4.  Which competition finishes the earliest?
Freestyle                                                                                            5.  How many gold medals will be contested in the eight Ice sports?
                   ● ●                                 ●         ● ● ●                      6        6.  On which day will the least number of gold medals be presented?
skiing
                                                                                                     7.  Which sport will begin on the same day as the opening ceremony?
                                                                                                     8.  In the Snow boarding competition why do you think there is a seven day
Ice hockey                                                               ●             ●    2            break between events?
                                                                                                     9. Which sport is contested over the least number of days?
                                                                                                     10. Why do you think an ‘Exhibition gala’ is held at the end of the Figure
Luge                  ●        ●    ●                                                       3            Skating program?

Nordic
                      ●                                          ●       ●                  3
combined
                                                                                                Sarejevo                                              Colin
                                                                                                              49       11 (5)      8        3                     -          -   -   -   -
                                                                                                1984                                                  Coates
                           WINTER WONDERLAND                                                                                                          Michael
                                                                               TASK CARD 2      Calgary
                                                                                                              57       19 (14)     17       2         Richmon     -          -   -   -   -
                                                                                                1988
AUSTRALIA AT THE WINTER OLYMPICS                                                                                                                      d

                                                                                                Albertville                                           Danny
                                                                                                              60       23 (23)     16       7                     -          -   -   -   -
                                                     Opening    Closing                         1992                                                  Kah
                       Australian Male     Female    Ceremony   Ceremony               Total
Games         Nation
                       Team Size Athlete   Athlete   Flag       Flag                   Medals   Lillehamme                                            Kirstie     Kirstie
                                                     Bearer     Bearer                                        80       27 (25)     20       7                                -   -   1   1
                                                                                                r 1994                                                Marshall    Marshall
Chamonix
              16       -          -        -         -          -          -   -   -   -
1924                                                                                            Nagano                                                Richard     Zali
                                                                                                              72       24 (26)     16       8                                -   -   1   1
                                                                                                1998                                                  Nizielski   Steggall
St Moritz
              25       -          -        -         -          -          -   -   -   -
1928                                                                                            Salt Lake                                             Adrian      Steven
                                                                                                              78       27 (25)     14       13                               2   -   -   2
                                                                                                City 2002                                             Costa       Bradbury
Lake Placid
              17       -          -        -         -          -          -   -   -   -
1932                                                                                                                                                              Dale
                                                                                                2006                                                  Alisa
                                                                                                              80       40 (46)     22       18                    Begg-      1   -   1   2
                                                                                                Torino                                                Camplin
                                                                                                                                                                  Smith
Garmisch-
Partenkirch   28       1          1        -         -          -          -   -   -   -
en 1936                                                                                                                                                           Overall    3   -   3   6

St. Moritz                                                                                      ( ) Figures in brackets demote number of officials.
              28       -          -        -         --         -          -   -   -   -
1948

1952 Oslo     22       9 (1)      7        2         -          -          -   -   -   -
                                                                                                    1. In which years did more officials go to the Olympics than athletes?
Cortina
d'Ampezzo     32       10 (3)     8        2         -          -          -   -   -   -
                                                                                                    2. Which two cities hosted the most Nations to compete at the
1956                                                                                                    Olympics?
                                                                                                    3. How many Modern Winter Olympics have Australia not competed in?
Squaw
Valley        30       31 (7)     27       4
                                                     Vic
                                                                -          -   -   -   -            4. Name the women who have been Flag Bearers.
                                                     Ekburg
1960                                                                                                5. In total how many officials have gone to the Winter Games?
                                                                                                    6. What do you think the officials’ jobs entail?
Innsbruck
1964
              36       6 (5)      4        2         -          -          -   -   -   -            7. List in order by year, the largest to smallest Australian team.
                                                                                                    8. At which games was the number of male and female athletes
Grenoble                                             Malcolm
1968
              37       3 (4)      3        -
                                                     Milne
                                                                -          -   -   -   -                closest?
                                                                                                    9. Which games have been the most successful for Australia?
Sapporo
              35       4 (5)      4        -         -          -          -   -   -   -            10. Why do you think Australia has become more successful at more
1972
                                                                                                        recent Winter Olympics?
Innsbruck                                            Colin
              37       8 (1)      5        3                    -          -   -   -   -
1976                                                 Coates

Lake Placid                                          Robert
              37       10 (5)     6        4                    -          -   -   -   -
1980                                                 McIntyre
                  WINTER WONDERLAND                                                        WINTER WONDERLAND
                                                            TASK CARD 3                                                               TASK CARD 4
HOSTING THE GAMES                                                         LOGOS
Use the ‘Locations of the Winter Olympics’ table on the Winter            Imagine Mt Kosciusko, Australia, has been given the right to host the 2022
Wonderland Part A page to help you answer these questions.                Winter Olympics. Design a logo for the Games. Your design should reflect
                                                                          the region, its people and the event.
   1.  Which country has hosted the Winter Games the most?
   2.  Why were the Games cancelled in 1940 and 1944?                     Below are some former logos used at Winter Olympics.
   3.  Have the games ever been held in the Southern Hemisphere?
   4.  When were the games only held two years apart instead of four?
       Why was this?
   5. Which cities / towns have hosted the Games twice?
   6. Which countries have hosted the most Winter Games?
   7. Which Games (in Roman Numerals) are being held in Russia?
   8. How many years has it been since Canada last hosted the
       Games?
   9. List where each of the following games were held
       IV           VII           XI            XVI           XX
   10. Find out which city was meant to originally host the 1976 Winter
       Games and why they were moved to Innsbruck, Austria.
   * Mark roughly on the map the places in the world where the
   winter Olympics have been held.
                    WINTER WONDERLAND                                                          WINTER WONDERLAND
                                                               TASK CARD 5                                                                  TASK CARD 6
CANADIAN CURRENCY                                                                  I SAY, I SAY, I SAY
In Canada the currency used is dollars and cents. To distinguish it from
other dollar currencies in the world it is abbreviated to C$. If you were to   Un-jumble these sayings / idioms and match them to the meanings
go to Vancouver in Canada you would have to use this currency and              (in brackets).
exchange Australian dollars for Canadian Dollars.
Using the exchange rate listed, calculate the cost of the following            the as pure snow as driven            ( to hurry)
activities at the Winter Games in Australian dollars.
                                                                               on thin skating ice                   (to get something started)
              1 Canadian Dollar = 1.05 Australian Dollars
                                                                               under be snowed to                    ( taking a big risk)
* Find out the exchange rate listed today.
                                                                               around skating issue the              ( to be good)
   •   1 ticket to the opening ceremony - C$550
   •   A return bus ticket to Whistler to watch the Bobsleigh events –         to the ice break                      ( to delay plans / to deal with
       C$50                                                                                                            at a later time)
   •   2 tickets to the men’s Ice Hockey Final – C$775 each
   •   5 X 250ml souvenir bottles of Maple Syrup - C$17.99 each                on skates put your to                 ( to have no influence on
   •   4 people on a sightseeing tour of Vancouver - $98 pp                                                            someone or something)
   •   7 nights accommodation – C $235 per night
                                                                               put on to ice                         ( to avoid dealing with a
                                                                                                                       problem)

                                                                               have to effect a snowball             ( something that has become
                                                                                                                       bigger and bigger)

                                                                               cut ice to no                         ( to have a large amount of
                                                                                                                       work to do)
                WINTER WONDERLAND                                                            WINTER WONDERLAND
                                                           TASK CARD 7                                                                       TASK CARD 8

A NEW OLYMPIC SPORT                                                          SPORTING EQUIPMENT
Invent a new Winter Olympic sport. There are many unusual Olympic            Match the equipment with the sport it is used in.
Sports, like skeleton (running then sledding) and curling (using brooms to
propel an object over ice). Make up a new winter sport that would be fun       Equipment                                     Sport
to watch and play.
                                                                                 Stick                                       Biathlon
Name of sport : _______________________________________
                                                                                 Sled                                        Ice Hockey
Playing Field / Venue: __________________________________
                                                                                 Target                                      Curling
Equipment : __________________________________________
                                                                                 Half Pipe                                   Ice Hockey
How to Play: __________________________________________
                                                                                 Rifle                                       Speed Skating
             __________________________________________
                                                                                 Puck                                        Bobsleigh
             __________________________________________
                                                                                Track                                        Curling
             __________________________________________
                                                                                Granite Stone                                Snowboarding
             __________________________________________
                                                                                 Poles                                       Biathlon
             __________________________________________
                                                                                Broom                                        Skiing
             __________________________________________

Diagram :
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                                            TASK CARD 9                                                                                                                                                                TASK CARD 10

SPORTING SYMBOLS                                          AUSSIE, AUSSIE, AUSSIE
Match the symbols to the sports listed.                   Crack the code to work out which sport each of these Australian Athletes
                                                          will be competing in at the XXI Winter Olympics.
                           ski jumping
                                                                                                                     9           7           18       19        22        14           3        21
                                                          Alex Almoukov
                           curling                                                                           15              24           12          12        1        19        23           14       12            1        11        7       7    21       5
                                                          Dale Begg – Smith
                                                                                      2       24       3         1           1           2        3       25        21        19           24        23        1           11        7        7       21    5
                           biathlon                       Esther
                                                          Bottomley
                           luge                                                                              18              14           20          7        21        12        1        11           7     7           21        5
                                                          Craig Branch
                                                                                                                                 14           25          5     12
                           figure skating                 Hannah Campbell-Pegg

                           speed skating                  Duncan Harvey                            9         3           9           1       14           12        7     5        22


                                                          Lachlan Hay
                           skeleton                            1   22   3   24   19   19       24          18            2           11           1       20        12        12           26        1        11           18        19       7       21    5

                           aerials
                                                          Melissa Hoar                         1        11        12              14             12        19        3        21


                                                          Scotty James                    1        21        3           16              9        3       18        24        26
                           cross country
                                                          Lydia Lassila                   15       24            12          12              1        19        23       14        12           1        11        7            7     21          5
                           bobsleigh
                                                          Sophie Muir                     1        20        12              12           26          1        11        18        19           7        21        5


                                                           1        2       3     4                5             6                       7                 8              9                 10                11                12                13
                                                                    C              V                             Z                       I                 X                                Q
                           snowboarding                   14       15       16    17           18                19                      20                21             22                23                24                25                26
                                                           L                      J            A                                                                                                              R
                           alpine skiing
                WINTER WONDERLAND                                                              WINTER WONDERLAND
                                                          TASK CARD 11                                                                       TASK CARD 12


THE MOTTO                                                                      THE MASCOTS
A motto is developed for the Olympics to welcome the world and                 Choose one of the mascots to write a newspaper report about. Imagine you
recognize the inspirational achievement of the athletes participating and      are having an interview with the mascot. Use the descriptions below to help
valuable contribution of the dedicated volunteers at the Games. The            you. Visit www.vancouver2010.com.au to find out more about them.
motto is used leading up to the Games and throughout the event in
promotional activities and at the sports venues. The official 2010 Winter
Games motto has been chosen to express the character and personality                      MIGA is a sea bear who lives in the ocean but loves to go
of Canada’s Games.                                                                        Snowboarding. She is an Orca Whale that can transform, when
“With Glowing Hearts” is the motto and “Des plus brillants exploits” was                  on land, into a rare white Kermode bear that is only found in
unveiled as the French motto for the Games. Although the English and                      British Columbia.
French versions are different, they are both taken from the Canadian
National Anthem.

* Why does the motto have both an English and French version?                            QUATCHI is a Sasquatch (or Big Foot). This big, hairy creature is
                                                                                         very shy and his favourite sport is ice hockey.



                                                                                         SUMI is an animal spirit that lives in the mountains. He wears the
                                                                                         hat of an Orca Whale, flies with the wings of the thunderbird and
                                                                                         has the strong furry legs of the black bear.


Imagine Mt Kosciusko, Australia, has been given the right to host                       MukMuk is a rare and endangered Vancouver Island marmot who
the 2022 Winter Olympics. Devise a motto for the Games that reflect                     loves to eat. This small but very loud creature is a great supporter
the character and personality of Winter Games in Australia.                             of the games.

Example of past mottos:-



                   (Turin 2006)                        (Salt Lake City 2002)
                WINTER WONDERLAND                                                       WINTER WONDERLAND
                                                           TASK CARD 13                                                            TASK CARD 14

TIME YOUR RUN                                                              SPEEDY SKATES

In the final of the two run bobsleigh competition, Sweden, Canada, Italy
and South Korea posted the following times. Using the clues, figure out
each team’s time for each run, then calculate their combined run time to                    The Short Track Speed Skating
determine the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.                                               rink at the Olympics is a 111metre
                                                                                            oval. Steve is skating in the 1500
The times on the first run were:       The times on the first run were:                     metre event. How many times will
1 minute and 19.22 seconds              1 minute and 19.06 seconds                          he have to skate around the rink
1 minute and 18.44 seconds              1 minute and 18.98 seconds                          to complete the event?
1 minute and 18.30 seconds              1 minute and 19.58 seconds
1 minute and 18.67 seconds              1 minute and 19.64 seconds

CLUES                                                                        It takes the Czech Republic ice hockey team 31
  1. On the second run the team from Sweden was ninety-one                   minutes to drive from the athletes’ village to the
     hundredths of a second slower than their first run.                     Ice Hockey Stadium. It takes them 25 minutes to
  2. The team that finished the first run in one minute and 18.30            change into their uniforms and 45 minutes to
     seconds was not the team that finished the second run in either         warm up. The game begins at 3:45pm. What is
     one minute and 19.64 seconds or one minute and 18.98 seconds.           the latest time the team can leave the village to
  3. On the first run, the team from South Korea was ninety- two             be ready to play when the game starts?
     hundredths of a second behind the winners of the first run.
  4. The team from Italy finished the second race in less than one
     minute and 19 seconds.
  5. The team from Canada finished the first race in less than one                                      The seating capacity at the Long
     minute and 18.69 seconds.                                                                          Track Speed Skating Arena is
  6. The bobsleigh team from South Korea clocked a combined time of                                     9200. On the first day of events,
     two minutes and 38.86 seconds.                                                                     8600 of the seats were filled.
                                                                                                        What percentage of the total
                                                                                                        number of seats was taken?

								
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