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Title: Skateboard Science
Url: http://www.exploratorium.edu/skateboarding/
Creator: Doherty, Paul
Tesler, Pearl
Wanner, Noel
Publisher: Exploratorium (Organization)
Description: Authored by Paul Doherty, Pearl Tesler and Noel Wanner for Exploratorium, this site analyzes the physics of skateboarding in great detail. It goes into many different 'tricks' and the effect of materials and design on the behavior of the skateboard. The site also features a web cast, equipment, and a glossary. The project is co-sponsored by Thrasher, a prominent skateboarding magazine. This is a fun resource for students interested in physics.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Recreation. Leisure -- Recreation. Leisure -- Sports -- Skateboarding
Science -- Physics -- Descriptive and experimental mechanics -- Dynamics. Motion
Science -- Physics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Study and teaching. Research -- Problems, exercises, examinations
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Key Concept: Physics -- Motion
Physics -- Rotation
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reference
Science Materials
Format: html
real media
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Exploratorium
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-05-13 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-05-12 21:46:22 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
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Resource URL Clicks: 9
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