After-School

sns10Sports ‘n Science worked with physicist Adam Beehler to develop a “Physics of Basketball” activity for grades 6-8. The activity is designed for informal settings such as after-school and summer programs.

Students learn about the physics of basketball through exploration of the ideas of gravity, spin, bounce, and Newton’s Laws of Motion.

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In fall 2013, Sports ‘n Science offered this program to children in a variety of summer camps and recreational settings. Although we are no longer offering this program, please contact outreach@csme.utah.edu if you would like more information.

Partners for this program include Higher-Ground Learning, Utah Basketball CampsClub U (University of Utah), YouthCity, Youth Teaching Youth (Natural History Museum of Utah), and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake.