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Age 8-11
Grade 3-6

Katie Kawa

The Science of Gymnastics

Paperback (PowerKids Press Aug. 1, 2015)
Gymnasts use science in every event, including the balance beam, vault, rings, and floor exercise. Physics and biology work together to help gymnasts do incredible tricks with their bodies. Readers discover the many connections between science and gymnastics, and bright photographs show the ways science is put into action by gymnastsfrom young tumblers to Olympic gymnasts. Fascinating sidebars and graphic organizers further explain the science of gymnastics, as well as the ways this sport uses technology, engineering, and math. Essential areas of STEM curricula are explained in a relatable way thats sure to engage and entertain readers.
Sports Science
1499410689 / 9781499410686
12.6 oz.
7.0 x 0.2 in.

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