The Science of Football, Ryan Nagelhout

The Science of Football

Authors: Ryan Nagelhout
Genres: Action and Adventure, Mathematics, Science
Topics: Physical Science, Sports
Lexile: 1080
Publisher: PowerKids Press
BISAC/Subject: JNF051000, JNF051140, JNF054050
Grade: 4 - 6
ISBN: 9781499411348
Classification: Non-Fiction
Synopsis: Science can be seen in action all around you during a football game. Physics explains how wide receivers make amazing catches and how defensive players make big tackles. Biology is studied in order to understand injuries. Readers discover the importance of science to the sport of football. They also explore the ways science, technology, engineering, and math come together during a National Football League game. STEM curriculum topics are presented in relatable ways through informative main text and sidebars, as well as graphic organizers. Vibrant photographs help readers see the impact science has on this popular sport.

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