Projectile Science: The Physics Behind Kicking a Field Goal and Launching a Rocket with Science Activities for Kids

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Product Details

Price
$17.95
Publisher
Nomad Press (VT)
Publish Date
Pages
128
Dimensions
7.9 X 9.9 X 0.3 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781619306783

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About the Author

Matthew Brenden Wood is a math and science teacher with a passion for STEAM education. He is also an avid amateur astronomer and astrophotographer and the author of The Science of Science Fiction; Planetary Science: Explore New Frontiers; and The Space Race: How the Cold War Put Humans on the Moon. Wood holds a bachelor's degree in astronomy from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

Reviews

Vince Huegele, committee chairman, National Association of Rocketry Education

"An interesting way to make classical motion concepts relevant to young readers."


Nino Polizzi, BSEE, engineering instructor, Samueli Academy

"Packed with interesting facts; sure to engage its audience."

--Nino Polizzi, BSEE, engineering instructor, Samueli Academy

Ramamurti Shankar, John Randolph Huffman Professor of Physics, Yale University

"Accurately aimed at its intended audience and complete with vivid and informative graphics, Projectile Science is an extremely readable yet factually accurate account of mechanics and its applications to projectiles."

--Vince Huegele, committee chairman, National Association of Rocketry Education