Video Of The Week - The Science of The Summer Olympic Games

By Meera Dolasia on August 6, 2012

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if you are wondering how teenagers like Missy Franklin and Katie Ledeky seem to break records so effortlessly, or how Usain Bolt simply bolts past everyone with what appears to be inhuman speed, you are not alone.

Part of it of course, is hard work and perseverance, the other part - All science, say the experts. Watch how Missy has mastered the basic principles of fluid dynamics to emerge as one of the fastest swimmers in the world! To see what principal of science your favorite athlete has mastered go to science360.gov/series.

Resource: science360.gov

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  • LILLIANCAN8/29/2012
    THIS IS AWESOME STUFF :)
    • sarah8/29/2012
      cool as girls.
      • Arianna9/9/2012
        This is good information for my homework.I love this website. I love it.
        • Damion9/28/2012
          Wow!
          • a person10/2/2012
            i am looking for something very current. for school
            • brmo
              brmo10/5/2012
              it would be cool to be in the olypics some time
              • cooldude200110/10/2012
                USA. Olympic team rocks
                • momokoko2/26/2013
                  sooooo coool
                  • howyoudoing2/26/2013
                    i never knew that
                    • Fantasy8/30/2013
                      This is amazing

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