Sports Science: 40 Goal-Scoring, High-Flying, Medal-Winning Experiments for Kids
Dive headfirst into the science behind sports----and come up a winner!
* Have you ever wondered if there's a secret to stopping a soccer ball, why ice skates have metal blades, or how a boat can sail into the wind?
* Would you like to learn to balance like a gymnast, how to improve your free-throw ability, or how to swim like a shark?
* Are you looking for exciting ideas for your next science fair project?
If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, then Sports Science is for you! From basketball to biking to snowboarding and more, you'll discover the science behind all your favorite sports. Dozens of fun-filled activities help you see for yourself how a batter can hit a 90-mile-an-hour pitch, why a "spiral" is the best way to throw a football, how the surface of a ball affects its bounce, and much, much more. All of the projects are safe and easy to do, and all you need is everyday stuff from around the house. So take the plunge and get ready for Sports Science fun!
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
40 GoalScoring HighFlying MedalWinning Experiments for Kids 2 Flying High Ball Sports
40 GoalScoring HighFlying MedalWinning Experiments for Kids 3 Slipping and Sliding Blade Ski and Board Sports
40 GoalScoring HighFlying MedalWinning Experiments for Kids 4 Rolling Right Along Wheel Sports
40 GoalScoring HighFlying MedalWinning Experiments for Kids 5 Splish Splash Water Sports
40 GoalScoring HighFlying MedalWinning Experiments for Kids 6 Jumping Climbing Frisbee and More Other Fun Sports
40 GoalScoring HighFlying MedalWinning Experiments for Kids Glossary
Other editions - View all
activity to find activity to learn air resistance angle angular momentum ball moves baseball basketball Bernoulli’s principle bicycle boat body bottle bounce brain candle cardboard center of mass climbers creates curve Curveball decrease dimples dropper edge Explanation fall feet foot force free throws friction Frisbee front Fun Stuff golf ball golf club gravity half-pipe hand happens height Hold ice cube inches increase jump kinetic energy lift the bucket marble Materials molecules move faster muscles number of teeth object oxygen paper clip pedal pencil pie plate piece Place plastic figure player potential energy Project pulling push rear wheel roll rotate ruler SCIENCE IN ACTION side skateboard skater ski jumper skier smooth plastic ball snowboarders speed spin SPORTS SCIENCE sprocket straw string surface surfboard sweet spot swing tennis ball tennis racket Try this activity vertical vibration water balloon wave