Science of Summer Sports

Olympic swimmer
Image by David Mark from Pixabay

Summertime is the perfect time to hit the pool, search out killer surf, or play some beach volleyball. Check out these links to connect science to your choice of summer sport, with a mix of experiments and articles. Use crayons and paint to explore why a surfer needs wax on his or her board. Investigate what helps make a swimmer a good floater in the water. Design your own indoor sports venue. Take your pick from these and more!

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(all sites accessed June 2021)