Freestyle Skiing (Acceleration): Sports Lab Series
Catalogue Number: BTE115
Producer: Breakthrough Entertainment
Subject: Character Education, Guidance, Health and Medicine, Science, Sports
Grade Level: 3 - 5, 6 - 8, 9 - 12
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2015
Running Time: 11
Closed Captions: Yes
Charlie loves the creativity of freestyle skiing and he works to get maximum air out of the half pipe. Guest pro Drew provides some tips on how to crouch and pump to get maximum height. Dr. Heather explains centripetal acceleration, when acceleration changes from horizontal to vertical. Warmer temperatures can make the snow more difficult to ski on because of cohesion and adhesion. Ski jumping began in Norway, and in the 1920's, US skiers started developing flips.
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