ERIC Number: EJ1024959
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
What Is the Half-Life of Basketball Teams?
Physics Teacher, v51 n7 p415-417 Oct 2013
What do basketball teams have in common with radioactive nuclei? It turns out, there is more here than first meets the eye. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball tournaments feeds fans' craving when NBA competitions are not in swing, and the college tournament time has been referred to as "March Madness" or the "Big Dance" as many fans participate in "bracketing," i.e., predicting winners.
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Team Sports, College Athletics, Scientific Concepts, Molecular Structure, Radiation
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