ERIC Number: ED124379
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
The Physics of Sports Minicourse, Career Oriented Pre-Technical Physics. Preliminary Edition.
Bullock, Bob; And Others
This minicourse was prepared for use with secondary physics students in the Dallas Independent School District and is one option in a physics program which provides for the selection of topics on the basis of student career needs and interests. This minicourse was aimed at helping the student relate the concepts of work, power, energy, momentum, and simple machines to sports. The minicourse was designed for independent student use with close teacher supervision and was developed as an ESEA Title III project. A rationale, behavioral objectives, student activities, and resource packages are included. Student activities and resource packages involve reviewing the playing details of seven sports, studying a few fundamentals of physics and related mathematics, analyzing some technical physics of seven sports, investigating student horsepower, and analyzing mechanical and anatomical machines. (GS)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Dallas Independent School District, TX.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III