Teach Through Educational Travel: Olympic Village in Barcelona

Download a larger image of this statue in Barcelona’s Olympic Village. Share the photo with your class, then try these discussion questions and activities:

  • This statue is part of the Olympic Village in Barcelona, Spain. Visit the Olympic website to investigate. Make a map showing other locations where the Olympics have been held. Other topics to consider:
          • What sports have been added to the Olympics?
          • Who has won the most medals – which athlete? Which country?
          • Which sport do you consider the hardest? Research it and present an argument to prove your point of view.
  • You are tasked with designing a statue garden for statues of yourself and two other people…
          • Of whom will you make statues?
          • What poses will you choose?
          • Will there be color?
          • Draw your design. Give a title to each statue and write a description of each.

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Sarah Wyland
Sarah never gets in trouble for being on Facebook and Instagram at work, because its her job. As social media manager, she gets to tell the stories of travelers, teachers, and interesting places. Other titles she enjoys include dog mom to Knox, barre instructor, Crossfit athlete, avid reader, and world traveler.