In the STEM Zone
Chevron’s traveling clubhouse uses sports to inspire and empower the next generation of data scientists, structural engineers, broadcast technicians and more. (2:40)
Aerodynamics. Statistics. Chemical engineering. Understanding STEM can change the way you play sports or enjoy watching them.
It’s all about spin control. Which golf club should you use to get maximum spin — and distance?
Which three laws apply during every play in a football game? Hint: don’t think U.S. Constitution, think Isaac Newton.
You’re playing left field when a grounder comes your way. What’s the best angle to throw the ball to get the runner out at first?
Mathematicians can calculate the ideal scoring angle from anywhere on the court — but pro players know their parabolas by instinct.
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put some STEM Zone in your classroom
Kids really get into Archimedes’ Principle and Newton’s Laws of Motion. It’s true! When students learn in terms of the sports they enjoy, they get a deeper and longer-lasting grasp of STEM concepts.
Teachers in grades 4-8 can use this free guide to bring STEM ideas to life through engaging sports-related lessons, aligned with Common Core standards.