The Science of a Triple Axel

The Science of a Triple Axel

Ellen Labrecque (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627673

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This book discusses the science behind various elements of ice-skating, particularly a triple axel. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform these actions, and document the history of how scientists, doctors, and coaches have been working to make these sports safer. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. A timeline provides history, key developments, and advancements associated with the sport.

Reading Level
Lexile
1030L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
7.1
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Science & Technology Sports & Recreation
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Type
Non-Fiction
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