All About Sports (TIME For Kids Book of HOW)

All About Sports (TIME For Kids Book of HOW)

by TIME for Kids



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781618933607
Publisher: Time Inc. Books
Publication date: 09/02/2014
Series: TIME for Kids Book of HOW Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.12(d)
Lexile: 870L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Sports

How Does an Arena Change an Ice Rink into a Basketball Court? 4

How Are Baseball Bats Made? 6

How Does Hockey Equipment Keep Players Safe? 8

How Do You Do a Skateboard Trick Called an Ollie? 10

How Do You Do the Snowboarding Trick Called Butter? 12

How Do Ice-Skaters Spin So Fast? 14

How Can You Stay Upright on a Surfboard? 16

How Can You Prevent Sports Injuries? 18

How Do Bicycle Gears Make You Go Faster? 20

How Does Motion Capture Technology Help Athletes? 22

How to Make a High-Bounce Ball 24

How to Find the Sweet Spot on a Bat 26

Chapter 2 The Human Body

How Does the Stomach Digest Food? 28

How Do We Cry? 30

How Do Medicines Work? 32

How Do Eyeglasses Help Us See Better? 34

How Does the Body Fight Germs? 36

How Does Loud Music Hurt Your Hearing? 38

How to Make a Stethoscope 40

How to Find Your Dominant Eye 42

Glossary 44

Photo Credits 46

Index 47

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