- How does angular momentum help figure skater Rachael Flatt achieve the perfect triple toe loop?
- How does elastic collision allow three-time Olympic hockey player Julie Chu to convert a game-winning slapshot?
- How do Newton’s Three Laws of Motion propel short track speed skater J.R. Celski to the finish line?
The videos illustrate how scientific principles apply to competitive sports. The series is narrated by Lester Holt, and is available free of charge to educators on the NBC Learn website.
NBC Learn - http://www.nbclearn.com/portal/site/learn
Olympic Games 16-part videos - http://www.nbclearn.com/portal/site/learn
What a great way to bring real-world experiences into the classroom to bring science to life for the students.
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