Sports as a Creative Way to Teach Science

Jonan Donaldson, Penny L Hammrich


This study investigates the development of scientific concepts by participants in a program which addresses the creative diversity inherent in learning by using sports as the context through which scientific principles can be explored. Through the vehicle of sports not only are students learning the underlying principles of science embedded in the mechanics of performing a sport, but they are also learning the scientific principles in an atmosphere that embraces the psycho-social-creative-emotional connection to learning.

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