Science of the Winter Olympics, 6-9
NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation (NSF) produced this 16-part video series that explores the science of Olympic events. Each video is complemented with lesson plans. Episode titles:
Aerial Physics (Aerial Skiing)
Slapshot Physics (Hockey)
Internal Athlete (Cross-Country Skiing)
Olympic Motion (Mixed Sports)
Competition Suits (Mixed Sports)
Mathletes (Mixed Sports)
The Science of Skis
The Science of Skates
Figuring Out Figure Skating
Safety Gear (Mixed Sports)
Banking on Speed (Bobsled)
Downhill Science (Alpine Skiing)
Air Lift (Ski Jump)
Science of Snowboarding
Science Friction (Curling)
Blade Runners (Short Track Speed Skating)