Mar. 30, 2011

The Science of Third Base

by Leslie Taylor

A major league fastball launched over the plate travels 60 ft 6 inches in 395 milliseconds. When the hitter strikes the ball, it comes off the bat at 120 mph, traveling the 95 ft to Third Base in 500 milliseconds. So, it is less than 1 second from the time the ball leaves the pitcher's hand to when the ball arrives at Third Base!

Science of Sports, Watch this!, baseball, Hot-corner, MLB, Reaction time, Third base
Jan. 11, 2011

All-Terrain Skateboard

by Leslie Taylor

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Science of Sports, Watch this!, Engineering, motorsports, vehicles
Dec. 21, 2010

The Physics of Hockey

by Leslie Taylor

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Science of Sports, Watch this!, hockey, physics
Dec. 15, 2010

World Record Rubik’s Cube Solution

by Zach Lynn

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Science, Science of Sports, Watch this!, math, puzzles
Nov. 23, 2010

The Science of Football

by Leslie Taylor

NBC Learn, in partnership with the National Science Foundation and National Football League, has produced a 10-part Web video series that uses the professional football to illustrate key scientific ideas. Videos address concepts such as Newton's first law of motion, the Pythagorean theorum, and projectile motion.

Science, Science of Sports, curriculum, science & sports, Teachers' TalkingScience
Nov. 18, 2010

Egg Basketball Bounce

by Leslie Taylor

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Science of Sports, Watch this!, physics, science and sports
Nov. 18, 2010

The Science of Big Surf

by Leslie Taylor

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Science of Sports, Watch this!
Oct. 06, 2010

The Science Behind Curve Balls

by Leslie Taylor

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Photo of the Day, Science of Sports, baseball, physics, pitching, science & sports

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