Professional athletes make shooting hoops, throwing a baseball, or hitting a
hockey puck while gliding on ice look easy. What's wrapped up in those smooth
moves is practice, dedication, skill, and sensational science. Readers will
learn about the science behind several sports with this high-interest look at
common curriculum topics. Through the detailed narratives, they will learn about
the physics at play in specific sports and how science helps athletes perform.
Thorough diagrams, helpful fact boxes, useful graphic organizers, and full-color
photographs make it seem like readers are part of the action as they learn how
basic science lessons can help them become sports superstars.
Key features of
• The integration of science and sports encourages struggling
readers to become more interested in science curriculum topics
diagrams help simplify science concepts so they are easier to understand
Readers learn tips for how to use science concepts in practice and games to
maximize their athletic performance