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Title: Skateboard Science
Url: https://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
Resource Type: Reference Material
Instructional Material -- Interactive Simulation
Format: Document -- HTML
Audio -- Real media
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: Exploratorium
Access Rights: Free access
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