The Olympic Games is an international sporting event originating in ancient Greece. The modern Olympic Games salute the athletic talents of athletes from all over the world. The 2008 Summer Olympics will be held in Beijing, China, and what better way to follow the Olympic games than to participate in them! With the 66-page 2008 Summer Olympics Beijing, China Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child, your student can complete a lapbook about the 2008 Summer Olympic bids, facts and information on Beijing, city preparations, the Beijing National Stadium, Summer Olympic sports, symbols and traditions, ceremonies, medals, and more! This unit contains a 20-page Research Guide and 21 hands-on activities.