The Science of Track and Field
There are many events in track and field, such as running, jumping over hurdles, and throwing the discus. The science behind these activities is explained in this high-interest guide. Supporting the engaging and educational narrative are diagrams that display concepts such as runners' starting angles, which help them prepare to execute a sprint. Momentum and gravity are explained in the context of these activities. Helpful fact boxes, graphic organizers, and full-color photographs supply extra information. Readers will understand how science can be applied in the real world.