Hockey: How It Works (The Science of Sports Series)

Hockey: How It Works (The Science of Sports Series)

by Agnieszka Jòzefina Biskup


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It can be exciting and painful to watch a hockey player get checked into the boards. But did you know that the energy created in the collision could power a light bulb for a minute and a half? Explore the slap shots, glove saves, and speedy skating that goes into the sport of hockey.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429648745
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 04/01/2010
Series: The Science of Sports (Sports Illustrated for Kids)
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Agnieszka Biskup is a science writer and editor based in Chicago. She is a former editor for the science section of the Boston Globe as well as the children's science magazine Muse. In addition to children's books, she has also written many articles for newspapers, magazines, and websites. Her books have received awards from Learning magazine, the Association of Educational Publishers, and the Society of School Librarians International. Her book Football: How It Works (Capstone Press, 2010) was a Junior Library Guild selection.

Table of Contents

Into the game — The importance of ice — Knowing the gear — Playing the game — Being the best — Fun and fast hockey facts.

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