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The physics of the hockey slap shot

Watching a hockey player score a goal can be a rush of excitement. But did you know players often take physics into account as they play? We join the Raleigh, North Carolina hockey team, The Carolina Hurricanes, and learn how torque, friction, energy transfers and vectors make for success on the rink.

SciTech Now Episode 427

In this episode of SciTech Now, we explore a system that engages students through science; finding new ways for environmental sustainability; a look into the new documentary “Bill Nye: Science Guy”; and the Physics of the hockey slap shot.