The Science Behind Swimming, Diving, and Other Water Sports by Amanda Lanser
  

The Science Behind Swimming, Diving, and Other Water Sports

Written by Amanda Lanser
Illustrated by
Part of the Edge Books: Science of the Summer Olympics Series

RRP £12.99

Synopsis

The Science Behind Swimming, Diving, and Other Water Sports by Amanda Lanser

Behind the flips, splashes and speed of Olympic water sports, science is at work. Gravity and centrifugal force are in play as a diver spins and flips before splashing into the water. Olympic swimmers shave their bodies to reduce drag as they zip through the water. Find out how science is involved in all your favourite water events and how athletes take science into account in their quest for the gold medal.

About the Author

Amanda Lanser is a freelance writer who lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She graduated from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, and taught seventh-grade reading and writing. She is the author of books on a variety of high-interest topics and enjoys writing for children of all ages.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 8

Author

Amanda Lanser
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Publisher

Raintree an imprint of Capstone Global Library Ltd
www.raintreepublishers.co.u...

Publication date

11th February 2016

ISBN

9781474711401


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