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Date : 01/25/2012

Clip Length : 00:05:32

Whether they are sprinting down the ice, smashing into the boards or stopping on a dime, NHL players display an amazing mix of speed and strength. These athletic moves also provide great examples of Newton's Three Laws of Motion. "Science of NHL Hockey" is a 10-part video series produced in partnership with the National Science Foundation and the National Hockey League.

Science of NHL Hockey: Newton's Three Laws of Motion

Date : 01/25/2012

Clip Length : 00:05:26

NHL skaters can reach speeds in excess of 20 miles (32km) per hour, and during some short bursts approach 30 miles (48 km) per hour. Kinematics, the branch of classical mechanics, helps describe a player's movement across the ice by defining his position, velocity and acceleration. "Science of NHL Hockey" is a 10-part video series produced in partnership with the National Science Foundation and the National Hockey League.

Science of NHL Hockey: Kinematics

Date : 02/08/2012

Clip Length : 00:05:45

From the passes NHL players make to their teammates, to the shots they take to score, players in every position are constantly using geometry when playing the game. The lines, angles and curves on the ice are also examined. "Science of NHL Hockey" is a 10-part video series produced in partnership with the National Science Foundation and the National Hockey League.

Science of NHL Hockey: Hockey Geometry

Date : 01/25/2012

Clip Length : 00:04:29

NHL players are celebrated for their ability to pass the puck quickly and accurately as play moves from one end of the ice to the other. These pinpoint passes, requiring both magnitude and direction, are perfect examples of velocity vectors. "Science of NHL Hockey" is a 10-part video series produced in partnership with the National Science Foundation and the National Hockey League.

Science of NHL Hockey: Vectors

Date : 01/25/2012

Clip Length : 00:05:57

Being a top goalie in the NHL takes more than quick reflexes and nerves of steel, it also requires a firm grip on the numbers. Namely, the key averages and statistics of goaltending. "Science of NHL Hockey" is a 10-part video series produced in partnership with the National Science Foundation and the National Hockey League.

Science of NHL Hockey: Statistics & Averages

Date : 01/25/2012

Clip Length : 00:06:27

NHL fans might be surprised to learn that the ice surface at a hockey rink is only about one inch thick. Scientists and ice technicians explain the science and math that goes into building and maintaining this surface through the long NHL season. "Science of NHL Hockey" is a 10-part video series produced in partnership with the National Science Foundation and the National Hockey League.

Science of NHL Hockey: Mass, Volume & Density

Date : 01/25/2012

Clip Length : 00:05:16

The slapshot is one of the fastest projectiles in team sports. In order to generate a 100 mile-per-hour (160 km/h) slapper, NHL players depend on three important physics concepts: work, energy and power. "Science of NHL Hockey" is a 10-part video series funded by the National Science Foundation and produced in partnership with the National Hockey League.

Science of NHL Hockey: Work, Energy & Power

Date : 01/25/2012

Clip Length : 00:05:06

NHL hockey pucks are made of vulcanized rubber and weigh between 5.5 and 6 ounces (160 - 170 g). During a game, every movement of the puck follows the laws of physics and illustrates the concepts of force, impulse and collisions. "Science of NHL Hockey" is a 10-part video series produced in partnership with the National Science Foundation and the National Hockey League.

Science of NHL Hockey: Force, Impulse & Collisions

Date : 01/25/2012

Clip Length : 00:05:27

NHL goalies have lots of equipment designed to help stop pucks, but their most valuable tool is their brain. It's what sparks the nerve impulses that travel to the limbs, allowing the goalie to see and react quickly enough to make a save. "Science of NHL Hockey" is a 10-part video series produced in partnership with the National Science Foundation and the National Hockey League.

Science of NHL Hockey: Reflexes & Reaction Time

Date : 01/25/2012

Clip Length : 00:05:35

Unlike a slap shot, an NHL wrist shot isn't about brute power. It's about precision - putting the puck in the exact spot where the goalie can't reach it. A wrist shot is also a perfect example of what's known in physics as projectile motion. "Science of NHL Hockey" is a 10-part video series funded by the National Science Foundation and produced in partnership with the National Hockey League.

Science of NHL Hockey: Projectile Motion

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