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Resource #21

 

Thrown for a Curve

URL:http://www.exploratorium.edu/baseball/curve.html
Levels: Grades 4-8
Topics: physics

Description: What forces combine to create a perfect curveball? The Exploratorium's Science of Baseball site shows kids how to throw fastballs, curveballs, screwballs, and sliders. All they need is a styrofoam ball and the online instructions. Check out the rest of the Science of Baseball site to test reaction time, study the art of the home run, and much more.

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