Send your favorite baseball player on a journey through time.
Examine the tools of the baseball trade: bats, balls, and gloves.
Why is baseball so popular in Japan?
Learn to throw a curveball, a slider, or even a screwball by throwing a Styrofoam ball.
Your CRT screen may appear to wiggle when you give it the raspberry, but the only thing wiggling is you.
The Physics of Skateboarding Tricks
Is it just a glorified plank with roller skate wheels on it? Or is it a highly engineered device through which kids have reclaimed the urban landscape, bringing creativity and style back to the sterile asphalt spaces of sprawl?
anatomy of a skateboard, skateboard tricks, types of skateboarding, physics glossary.
To understand how skaters turn in midair, try this little experiment.
Make a paper model that helps explain the changing tides.
It's not just the moon that causes ocean tides.
Use live data to make your own wave predictions, wherever you are.
Want to understand how to predict when the good waves are coming to your shore? It helps to start with the basics behind the formation of ocean waves.
A little physics can go a long way on that shortboard.
In this activity, students make bridges using an oil-based modeling clay (plasticene).
What can you build with 50 straws and 50 pins?
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