The eyes of Nye. Sports [videorecording] / co-writer, Bill Nye ; producers, Chris DeBoer, Jeff Gentes ; director, Steven Feldman ; writers, Chris DeBoer, Jeff Gentes, Lori Hinton, John Keister, Bob Nelson ; executive producers, Bill Nye, Douglas M. Wilson, Randy Brinson, Rupert S. Macnee ; KCTS Television.
Editor, Tracy Dethlefs ; music composed by Tom McGurk.
Series volume numbers derived from episode numbers of television program as listed at www.eyesofnye.org.
Originally broadcast on television by the Public Broadcasting System in 2005.
Grade level: 9-12.
"Learn about the physics behind sports, take a look at the mental aspect that world-class athletes bring to their efforts, and explore why people play and watch sports"--Container.
1. Science of sports preview -- 2. Got science? -- 3. Physics in sport -- 4. Pushing the envelope -- 5. Prehabilitation.
Special features: Activities: As mankind progresses, Got science?, Timing and technique : it's in the physics, The spin on things, Torque anyone?, It's outta here!, What a drag!, Reactions : the motor pathways; Also available: Populations, Pseudoscience; Educator's guide and web link; Credits.