And the gold medal goes to...Tim and Moby! In this BrainPOP movie, they’ll introduce you to the history and traditions of the Olympic Games. You’ll learn how and where the Olympics began, including what the first event was, and what the winner took home (hint: it wasn’t a gold medal)! You’ll discover why the games were abolished for a time, as well as when and why they were revived, and when women first got into the act. See how the Olympics promote peace and harmony among nations, as well as just what those rings on the flag symbolize. Plus, you’ll learn about origin of the Olympic torch and how it journeys to a new city every four years. Just don’t drop it!

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