The Olympics is an event of global importance that goes beyond the sporting aspect. It promotes international unity, global citizenship and respect. In addition to encouraging sports and inspiring youth, the Olympics contributes to the development of infrastructure, stimulates positive nationalism and leaves a lasting cultural legacy. This event serves as a symbol of peace, cooperation and overcoming.
A much-watched sport at the Olympics is basketball, it plays a crucial role in many aspects, offering professional and educational opportunities, influencing popular culture and serving as a source of inspiration for many, by providing models of success and teaching how to overcome challenges.


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• Do you know in which country the 2024 Olympics will take place?

• What sport are you going to watch with your family?





Basketball is a team sport played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. The objective is to score points by throwing the ball into the opponent’s basket. With rules that include different scoring areas such as free throws and three-point shots, players play specific roles such as point guard, wing and center. Basketball is enjoyed globally, influencing popular culture and attracting a wide audience.




Build a basketball hoop with pieces from the LEGO® EDUCATION Simple Machines Technology Kit.

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• Have you completed your assembly?

• What do you think? It was easy?