Sportworks: more than fifty fun games and activities that explore the science of sports
Why does a curveball curve? What makes a good football helmet? How do figure skaters spin so fast, and don't they get dizzy? You'll find answers to these sports mysteries and more in Sportworks.In these fun-filled pages, the world-famous Ontario Science Centre museum reveals the science behind your favorite sport. Try their exciting activities, and you'll actually see calories burning, test how basketballs bounce, and measure your lung capacity. You'll discover how to warm up before you exercise, and why that's good for your heart and muscles. And you'll learn how to use science the way star athletes do: how bicyclists try to stay in a draft, why skiers think drag is a drag, and how to defy gravity-by using your center of gravity!Every page is filled with lively drawings and fun facts for all kinds of athletes. You'll read about some of the most popular sports in the world-and some you haven't even heard of yet! Explaining everything from the sweet spot on your baseball bat to thebalanced diet on your dinner table, Sportworks will keep your body and brain in top condition.
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|Grouping Title||sportworks more than fifty fun games and activities that explore the science of sports|
|Grouping Author||from the ontario science centre|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-05-05 01:35:51AM|
|Last Indexed||2020-01-27 02:26:44AM|
Ontario Science Centre.
|available_at_adams||Adams State University|
|collection_adams||Children's and Young Adults|
|detailed_location_adams||ASU Children's (3rd floor)|
|display_description||Describes a variety of games and activities with which to explore the science of sports, in such areas as body types, muscles, and water sports.|
|owning_library_adams||Adams State University|
|owning_location_adams||Adams State University|
|subject_facet||Games -- Juvenile literature|
Sports sciences -- Juvenile literature
|title_display||Sportworks : more than fifty fun games and activities that explore the science of sports|
|title_full||Sportworks : more than fifty fun games and activities that explore the science of sports / from the Ontario Science Centre ; illustrated by Pat Cupples|
|title_sub||more than fifty fun games and activities that explore the science of sports|