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Edgewood Highland School Library: Summer Olympics

Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Paris, France

Fun Facts About Paris!

  • Population of France:  Over 67 million
  • Population of Paris:  Over 2 million
  • The Eiffel Tower is the tallest building in Paris
  • The Louvre is the world's largest museum
  • Paris has more dogs than children


Fun Facts About The 2024 Summer Olympics

  • The Olympics will run from July 26 to August 11, 2024 (19 days!)
  • re will be 10,500 athletes participating in the Olympics from 206 countries
  • The Olympics will include 329 medal events
  • There will be 4 new sports this year - breaking, sport climbing, skateboarding, and surfing

Olympic Symbols

Look at torch that is being used for the Olympic Torch Relay before the games!

Paris2024-3D visual-olympic games torch ...

Look at the medals that will be given out at the games!

2024 Paris Olympic Medals Will Contain Piece of Eiffel Tower | NBC Insider

Olympic Mascots

Paris 2024 Olympic Mascot

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Olympics Videos

Check out the video below to see some highlights of the Olympic Games!


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How high is an Olympic diving board?

When did Canoe slolam become an Olympic sport?

 Find out here!  


For this assignment, you will be looking up information  about a specific summer Olympic sport!



1.  Go to

2.  Choose a SUMMER sport to research.

3.  Download the document above.

4.  Type the answers to the questions right into the document.

5.  Print the document.

6.  If you finish early, use the links in the "More Information" box to discover more about the Olympics.