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Fri, 11 Dec 2009 09:34:03 -0800
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Well, FLL and SMART Move season is over, but learning never ends. National Science Foundation and NBC Learn Help Students Discover "The Science of the Olympic Winter Games" 
Science and sport. Have you ever wondered ... Get a first glimpse before Science Teacher showcase in the class room learning environment.  Share with team and in turn encourage them to share in school. Don't forget to watch winter Olympics.
	* How angular momentum helps one of the world's top ranked figure skaters Rachael Flatt achieve the perfect triple toe loop?  Rachael Flatt, a 17-year-old high school senior at Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado and applies the ins-and-outs of the science behind her sport better than anyone else on the ice. Science is in her blood and makes her sport interesting 
	* How elastic collision allows three-time Olympic hockey player Julie Chu convert a game-winning slapshot? 
	* Or how Newton's Three Laws of Motion propel U.S. Olympic Trials silver medalist and short track speed skater J.R. Celski to the finish line? 
	* Amazing video taken at 1500 frames per second follows athletes movement.
Curing, a fairly new winter sport since 1998, helps understanding of physics, sweeping and version of YES.

Competition Clothing - The chemistry and materials  to create aerodynamic competition suits  - Drag/Atmospheric resistance, material, aerodynamics, monomer.. find out yourself

Courtesy National Science Foundation, NBC, and funded research at Universities.
 Desh Deshmukh 
NOVA DC FLL Tournament Director - Rocky Run and Thomas Jefferson HSST
2009 -Coach Team 3747, GiRo Transporters
2008 - Coach, GiRo Seekers
2007 - Coach NXT Energizers
2006 - Coach NXT Rock

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