Lesson Plan: Costs and Benefits of Hosting an International Sporting Event - Qatar Case Study

  • Category

    History & Culture

  • Country of origin

    United States

  • Resource Type

    Lesson Plan

  • Themes/Subject

    Current issues, History, Maps & Geography, Other

  • Media format

    Downloadable File

  • Grade Levels

    High School

  • Author(s)

    Brielle Carlson, Erik Hodges, Elizabeth González

In this lesson, students will explore the different aspects of hosting an international sporting event using Qatar as the case study. Students will read a variety of articles to recognize the costs and benefits of hosting an international sporting event and discuss with each other whether or not the costs outweigh the benefits.

This lesson is intended for secondary school students and can be used in a social studies or geography class. It takes approximately 3-4 classes to be fully implemented.