How Things Work the Quest for Personal Best: Individual Sports : Forces and Motion, by Greathouse, Lisa
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- ISBN: 9781433303067 | 143330306X
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 8/1/2009
True or False: The only reason to play sports is to have fun. False! They also offer opportunities for students to learn and apply concepts and principles related to force and motion. Students learn how science plays a critical factor in any athlete's quest to be the best at his or her sport. They read how mass is related to acceleration and velocity. Physics and aerodynamics affect many sports and help athletes strategize their next moves against their opponents. This reader covers a variety of interesting sports suitable for the casual to the most fanatic sporting enthusiast.