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STEM in Figure Skating

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This title examines the STEM concepts that make figure skating so engaging. From the physics of angular momentum to the engineering of blades, chapters bring STEM concepts to life. The title also features sidebars on STEM in action, a glossary, and further resources. SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF051110, JNF054190, JNF051120
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science & Technology, Sports
Copyright 2018
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint SportsZone
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Season 2017-12-15
ISBN 9781532113499, 9781532152375
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 796.91
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Lexile 1040
Guided Reading Level U
ATOS Reading Level 6.4
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 193790
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network
 

STEM in Sports – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

The breakdown of each concept into individual chapters allows the authors to fully analyze the impact STEM plays on the titular sport. Even games that seem relatively low-tech, where the gear required for play is fairly minimal, have fascinating STEM implications, such as the Magnus effect in soccer, which lets players bend it like Beckham, or shatterproof backboards in basketball. While all the volumes provide fascinating reading, Auto Racing stands out for its description of how technology and science have led to leaner, lighter, and faster vehicles with fuel specifically engineered to maximize performance, and steering wheels that allow drivers to know everything about their vehicle’s performance. In addition, abundant visuals make this a great series for curious readers and researchers alike. MVPs of the season. A top buy.

Author: Marne Ventura