The Science of a Fastball
From the Set 21st Century Skills Library
This book discusses the science behind various elements of baseball, particularly a fastball. 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.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 7|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.8|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|Publisher||Cherry Lake Publishing|
|Available Formats||Reinforced book (9781633625822), Paperback (9781633626720), PDF (9781633627628), ePub (9781634702904), Hosted ebook (9781633628526), Kindle (9781634701501)|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||7.5 x 9.5|
Author: Tamra B. Orr
Tamra Orr is a full-time writer and author living in the gorgeous Pacific Northwest. She loves her job because she learns more about the world every single day and then turns that information into pop quizzes for her patient and tolerant children (ages 16, 13, and 10). She has written more than 80 nonfiction books for people of all ages, so she never runs out of material and is sure she‘d be a champion on Jeopardy!
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