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Mid-Air Maneuver: Skateboard Science


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Mid-Air Maneuver: Skateboard Science

To understand how skaters turn in midair, try this little experiment! Individuals can do this activity alone, but it works better with a partner. Used in conjuncture with the rest of the Exploratorium's Skateboard Science website, this activity and others explore the physics of skateboard tricks.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 8 - 18

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Subjects


  • Physical Sciences
    • Motion and Forces

Informal Categories


  • Physical Activity
  • Sports and Exercise

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • be mobile

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves teamwork and communication skills
  • Links STEM to other topics of interest such as arts and humanities

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Access Rights:

  • Free access

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  • Exploratorium

Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, The Exploratorium,

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