Continue Reading. Before the fair, students can chill footballs to several different temperatures.
You need data. Football in snow How do extreme cold temperatures affect the flight of a football? Students then chart the results. Borrow equipment to keep the cost down while maintaining the integrity of the project. I say this because the spiral of a football helps it go through the air in one motion making it easier to reach its target.
They then kick the ball past preset distance markers. What impact does this have on the health of football players? At what slope angle is the mechanical advantage of a bicycle lost, as compared to running?
For instance, students who play or watch football can craft many science fair projects based on the science involved in football. Compare the different ingredients in energy or sports drinks.