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Spaced Out Sports Educator Guide
Spaced Out Sports

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Audience: Educators
Grades: 5-8
Product Number: EG-2011-04-00001-SSC

Students learn the science of sports with the activities in this educator guide. The activities are applications of Newton's Laws of Motion.

Among the guide's six activities students will do the following:
  • Construct a CD hovercraft and apply Newton's Laws of Motion to make hovercraft work.
  • Use gravity to locate the center of mass of irregular-shaped objects.
  • Investigate the principle of conserving angular momentum.
  • Create and play simulated microgravity sports with a balloon.

Spaced Out Sports Educator Guide  [10MB PDF file]

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