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British Universities Film & Video Council

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2012 Olympics and East London’s Regeneration

Synopsis
Interactive DVD pack which explores to what extent the London 2012 Olympics will help regenerate London’s East End. Students are given a mission and as journalists discover why cities bid to host mega-sporting events and why London won. They investigate the challenges of staging the games, design a layout and compare it to the real Olympic Park designs. They then evaluate how the games will benefit the area socially, environmentally and economically.

Designed to be adapted for use with interactive whiteboards and PowerPoint presentations.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2010
Notes
Pumpkin DVDs come with a free site licence for schools. HE/FE Institutions need to buy a site licence.
Subjects
Social Studies; Geography; Sports science
Keywords
London; Olympic Games; urban regeneration; London 2012 - Olympic Games

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL
Price
£30.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
40 mnutes
Year
2013

Production Company

Name

Pumpkin Interactive

Email
orders@pumpkin-interactive.co.uk.
Web
http://www.pumpkintv.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 01179 240 250
Fax
+44 (0) 5602 096 668
Address
22a Backfields Lane
Bristol
BS2 8QW
United Kingdom

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