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Science of Skis—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The materials used to produce skis have come a long way over the years. A short video explains how the materials in skis serve a specific purpose on the course. The lesson explores materials such as fiberglass and polymers.
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 5 - Water Skiing Laws/Safety/Equipment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Water skiing laws exist for the safety of all concerned. Proper equipment is just as important as following all the laws concerning safety. Lesson 5 is part of a unit on boat safety and water sports. There are links at the bottom of the...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 9 - Conditioning for Water Skiing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It takes muscle strength and muscle endurance to get up on a water ski or wake board, and to stay up. Lesson 9 out of this 22 lesson unit is about conditioning. A resource link at the bottom of the page allows you to view all the lesson...
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Rocket-Powered Ski Lift

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
If a ski lift had rockets, imagine how fast it would be! Scholars let their imaginations take flight as they build models for such a ski lift. Rather than using a rocket, though, they'll use a much safer balloon as the power source.
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Ski Jump

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What are the three types of energy a ski jumper uses? If you said potential, kinetic, and heat, then you are correct. Scholars adjust the jumper's mass, jumper's form, and height of the start line in the simulation to display graphs of...
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Physics of Slope-Style Skiing

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Many mechanical phenomena are explained by a physics professor using Nick Goepper, a Winter Olympics 2014 slope-style skier, as the model. Beginning with kinetic and potential energy, the professor goes on to explain angular momentum and...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 16 - Hand Signals, Water Skiing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 16 is part of a twenty-two lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. Pupils practice the proper hand signals to retrieve a water skiier who has fallen down in the water. It is suggested to click on the resource link at the...
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Skiing Word Search Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 8th
In this skiing word search puzzle worksheet, students use problem solving skills to find the 20 skiing terms in the word puzzle.
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imovie-ski trip

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students create a movie using pictures taken from a class ski trip. In this iMovie-ski trip lesson the students determine which pictures they would like to represent their trip. Students then begin to construct their movie by using their...
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Cross Country Skiing

For Teachers 2nd - Higher Ed
Students are introduced to cross country skiing. They sit down on picnic tables in Craft Building. Students study how they are going to fit their skis, boots, and poles. They are explained that the ski boots are in European (metric)...
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Women in Skiing: Winter Sports, Gender Roles, Discrimination, Women's History

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create a newsletter about women in skiing, addressing issues of gender discrimination in sports and women's achievements.
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Skiing?

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this skiing worksheet, students watch a skiing video and then label pictures about skiing. Students label 6 pictures total on this worksheet.
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Boat Safety and Water Sports- Lesson 6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 6 is part of a twenty-two lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this lesson is on water skiing and upper body strength training. There is a word scramble included for a homework assignment.
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 10 - Cold Water/Weather

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 10 is part of a twenty-two lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. It focuses on how to handle cold water and cold weather when water skiing, as well as what to do if hypothermia or frostbite occur. Click on the resource link...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 12 - Pool, Deep Water Starts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 12 is part of a unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this lesson is getting up on the water ski using a one-foot start and a two-foot start. It is suggested to click on the resource link at the bottom of the page to...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 7 - Fundamentals (machine)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Boat safety lesson 7 (out of 22) focuses on the fundamental body position for water skiing. This is done using a water skiing training machine. If you click on the resource link at the bottom of the page, you can view all the lesson...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 8 - Fundamentals (Machine)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 8 of 22 lessons on boat safety and water sports concerns making adjustments to situations while skiing behind the boat. Young water skiers practice on the Perfect Pull Machine. Click on the resource link at the bottom of the page...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 15 - One Foot Deep Water Start

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 15 is part of a 22 lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this lesson is on getting up on the water ski using one foot. It is suggested to click on the resource link at the bottom of the page to view all the...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 1 - Boating Basics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Teach your young adventurers about boating basics, such as boating terminology, knots, key aspects of the boat, and how to determine a boat's capacity. This resource is a good way to get started on learning how to water ski. There are...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 11 - Fundamentals (Machine)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 11 is part of a 22 lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. This lesson tests the learner's skill and knowledge on proper usage of the Perfect Pull machine used for water skiing. 
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 13 - Two Foot Deep Water Start

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 13 is part of a twenty-two instructional activity unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this instructional activity is water skiing and using a two-foot start to be able to get up and out of the water. Click on the...
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Alpine Skiing and Vibration Damping

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Alpine skiers have engineers looking out for their safety and for their performance. Physics and materials engineers consider how to dampen the vibrations that can be caused by bumps in the snow, vibrations that can cause the athletes to...
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Skiing

For Students 4th - 5th
In this word search instructional activity, students solve a word search by locating forty words related to skiing. The word list includes resort and skis.
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Night Skiing

For Students 4th - 6th
In this sentence completion activity, students read a conversation between two people who are planning to go night skiing. Student fill in the missing words in the sentences with either "many" or "much".

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