Science of Winter Olympics
Let it snow, let it snow! The Winter Olympics are here! What a wonderful time to bring a bit of snow and science into your classroom. Try these fantastic resources to help you highlight the ways in which athletes are able to push themselves faster and higher than ever before.
- Science and Engineering of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games (1): NBC Learn, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, has produced these 10 extremely interesting videos that explain the science behind different winter sports.
- In 2010, NBC Learn and the NSF also produced the Science of the Winter Olympic Games (2), another useful resource.