Book Reviews of Sportworks: More Than 50 Fun Games and Activities That Explore the Science of Sports

Sportworks: More Than 50 Fun Games and Activities That Explore the Science of Sports
Sportworks More Than 50 Fun Games and Activities That Explore the Science of Sports
Author: Ontario Science Ctr.
ISBN-13: 9780201152968
ISBN-10: 0201152967
Publication Date: 3/1989
Pages: 96
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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Publisher: Addison Wesley Publishing Company
Book Type: Paperback
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"In these fun-filled pages, the world-famous Ontario Science Centre museum reveals the science behind your favorite sports. Tru 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 drfy gravity - by using your center of gravity!

Each pages 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 the balanced diet on your dinner table, Sportworks will keep both your body and your brain in top condition."

For ages 7-13