Dive headfirst into the science behind sports----and come up awinner!
* Have you ever wondered if there's a secret to stopping a soccerball, why ice skates have metal blades, or how a boat can sail intothe wind?
* Would you like to learn to balance like a gymnast, how to improveyour free-throw ability, or how to swim like a shark?
* Are you looking for exciting ideas for your next science fairproject?
If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, then SportsScience is for you! From basketball to biking to snowboarding andmore, you'll discover the science behind all your favorite sports.Dozens of fun-filled activities help you see for yourself how abatter can hit a 90-mile-an-hour pitch, why a "spiral" is the bestway to throw a football, how the surface of a ball affects itsbounce, and much, much more. All of the projects are safe and easyto do, and all you need is everyday stuff from around the house. Sotake the plunge and get ready for Sports Science fun!