Sports shoes: shoe4u

Learning Material  |  Interactive Lesson

Published on 2018 August 13th

Investigate the properties of shoes that make them well-suited to particular sports. Examine the relationship between shock, absorption of force and stopping time after landing. Test the amount of cushioning in a range of sports shoes. Look at variables in shoe design: cushioning, support, traction, flexibility, weight and durability. Design and test a pair of shoes for a particular sport. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.
Students collect, record and interpret data to identify design features of shoes that are best suited for specific purposes.

Curriculum Information

K to 12
Grade 6
Force Motion and Energy
Learners, Students

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