The Science of a Slap Shot

 
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Summary

This book discusses the science behind various elements of ice hockey, particularly a slap shot. 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.

Specifications

  • Level: Grade 4 - Grade 7
  • Dewey: 796.356
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781633625846): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2016
  • Paperback (9781633626744): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2016
  • PDF (9781633627642): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2016
  • Hosted ebook (9781633628540): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2016
  • Subject: Science & Technology
  • Series: 21st Century Skills Library
  • Subseries: Full-Speed Sports

Leveling

  • Lexile® Measure: 990
  • Guided Reading Level: S
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 178794
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 5.7
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 0.5

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Contributors

Author: Ellen Labrecque

Ellen Labrecque is a freelance writer living in Yardley, Pennsylvania. Previously, she was a senior editor at Sports Illustrated Kids. Ellen loves to travel and then learn about new places and people she can write about in her books.

 

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