The soccer player smacks the ball with the inside of their foot, spending it spinning toward its target. It curves around the goalie and into the top corner of the net. Goal! Any good soccer player needs skill, practice, and a little bit of STEM. Explore the science, technology, engineering, and math behind the game of soccer. Sports and STEM? Score!
With just a few seconds left in the game, the score is tied. The attacker cradles the ball close to the goal, grips the stick, and sends the ball sailing into the net. Score! The perfect shot takes skill, practice, and a little bit of STEM. Explore the science, technology, engineering, and math behind the game of lacrosse. Sports and STEM? Score!
The forward streaks toward the goal, his skates biting into the ice as he drives forward. They pull back their stick and whip it forward. Wham! The hockey puck zooms along the ice. From skating like a pro to mastering the perfect shot, hockey takes skill, practice, and a little bit of STEM. Explore the science, technology, engineering, and math behind the game of hockey. Sports and STEM? Score!
As the clock ticks down, the quarterback looks for an open receiver. The offensive line holds back the opposing team's strong defense, but they can't give the QB time forever. The wide receiver breaks away and the QB launches the ball. Touchdown! A good football team needs skill, practice, and a little bit of STEM. Explore the science, technology, engineering, and math behind the game of football. Sports and STEM? Score!
As the pitcher sends the ball flying, the batter takes a big swing. Crack! The ball zooms out of the park. It's a home run. From the perfecting a pitch to syncing up a swing, baseball takes skill, practice, and a little bit of STEM. Explore the science, technology, engineering, and math behind the game of baseball. Sports and STEM? Score!
A basketball player speeds down the court toward the basket. With just seconds left in the game the ball leaves their fingertips and arcs its way through the air. Swish! Nothing but net! A good shot takes skill, practice, and a little bit of STEM. Explore the science, technology, engineering, and math behind the game of basketball. Sports and STEM? Score!
Have fun learning about perimeter, area, and grid patterns at amusement parks! This exciting title teaches children all about amusement parks and how they are built while incorporating important mathematical and STEM skills. With vibrant images, easy-to-read text, engaging practice problems, clear mathematical diagrams, and an accessible glossary, this title gives readers everything they need to calculate perimeter and area with ease.
Simple, hands-on activities explore algorithms for readers not yet ready for coding on computers. Sports-themed projects encourage readers to learn about the basics of coding through writing out the algorithm to shoot a basketball, steal a base, or create a gymnastics routine.
Using the action-packed world of sports, this book teaches young readers fundamental coding concepts without using a computer. Learn all about bugs and errors, how to fix them, and how to start seeing them everywhere—especially in sports! Paper and pencil activities give readers real-world understanding of coding concepts.
Fun pictograms and infographics about extreme sports make learning about math topics such as ratios, area, percentages, averages, and angles easy and fun. In this book, readers are presented with scenarios in a number of extreme sports and use their mathematical skills while skyrunning, BASE jumping, ziplining, ice climbing, and racing motocross. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills.
This exciting book makes you a math problem solver by putting you into situations faced by people who work in sports and sports-related businesses. Math is an important part of many jobs involved in athletics. Three exciting stories lead to a problem you must solve using math. A toolbox section helps take you through similar examples and provides math exercises you can do that will help give you a better understanding of how to solve the problem in the story.
Discover how math applies to the game of football, from the length of the field to the calculation of players' stats.
Discover how math applies to the auto racing world, from the distance around the track to the calculation of drivers' stats.
An elementary introduction to the physics involved in the sport of baseball, including scientific concepts such as momentum and trajectory, and actions such as pitching and batting.
Learn all about angles with this exciting book about basketball! Examples taken from the lively sport keep readers engaged and help them better understand geometry and STEM themes. Readers will learn about different types of angles and their qualities, familiarizing themselves with acute angles, obtuse angles, right angles, and straight angles. All of these angles have a vertex, rays, and an angle degree that children can determine with a protractor. This title encourages children to apply mathematics to other topics by teaching them about both sports and angles in one entertaining book! Vibrant images, easy-to-read text, engaging practice problems, and an accessible glossary work together to make learning about angles easy and exciting!
Great sports players understand angles! Readers are introduced to geometry in this exciting title that uses easy-to-read text, STEM topics, eye-catching photos, and engaging practice questions to teach children about basic geometrical concepts, including angles, lines of symmetry, perpendicular lines, and a vertex. Featuring challenging mathematical problems, a glossary, and useful index, this title will give readers all the tools they need to learn the winning angles!
Learn how the concepts of elapsed time and measurement relate to hosting the Olympic summer games! Review the history of the Olympics and explore math along the way! This exciting title provides readers with fun examples, easy-to-read text, STEM topics, mathematical graphs and charts, and helpful practice problems, giving them all the tools they need to feel confident measuring time!
Using examples from some of the most popular Olympic sports, this captivating title will have readers excited and eager to learn all they can about telling time and timing accuracy! Vivid photos and a colorful timeline combine with easy-to-read text, STEM topics, and mathematical charts and graphs to give readers an inside look into sports technology while providing opportunities to practice time measurement. With the accessible glossary, index, and step-by-step instructions, readers will have all the tools they need!
Practice time measurement by timing races! Racing is all about having the fastest time, so accurate time measurement is very important for athletes! Young readers will learn all about how athletes measure racing times and will practice their mathematical and STEM skills. The vibrant images, fun practice problems, and helpful mathematical charts in this title make time measurement seem exciting and simple!
Invite readers along on the preparations for a soccer tournament! With informational text, vibrant photos and charts, children are engaged from cover to cover while utilizing mathematic skills to increase understanding of all aspects of soccer, including sportsmanship and tournaments.
Invite readers to see what goes on behind the scenes at a school carnival! With informational text, vibrant photos and helpful charts, children are engaged from cover to cover while utilizing mathematic skills to learn the basics of planning, income, estimates, and budgeting.
Learn about the connection between math and football.
Learn about the connection between math and speed skating.
Learn about the connection between math and swimming.
Learn about the connection between math and basketball.