Students can learn the science of the Olympics by watching videos produced by NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation that feature athletes discussing the mechanics of their sport. From the San Jose Mercury News:
. . . in 39 accompanying science lessons, most aimed at middle-schoolers, students can investigate the physics of a hockey slap shot, the biomechanics of cross-country skiers, the aerodynamics of sleek competition suits or the soar, lift and drag of ski jumpers.