The Science of Sports with Max Axiom

Join Super Scientist Max Axiom as he reveals the science behind a perfectly placed pass, a home run hit, and a well-timed dunk–all in graphic novel format.

Baseball:
A blazing fastball. A blasting hit. An amazing catch at the fence! What's behind it all? Science! Let Max Axiom, Super Scientist, explain the science behind a curveball, the fastest way to run the bases, and much, much more.
Lexile:GN640, GRL:X, ATOS:4.3

Basketball:
A last second pass followed by a mighty heave toward the basket. The buzzer sounds. Three points scored! What's behind it all? Science! Let Max Axiom, Super Scientist, explain the science behind a layup, the right way to do a jump shot, and much, much more.
Lexile:GN640, GRL:X, ATOS:4.6

Football:
Snap! The quarterback throws it deep into the endzone. With the leap of a receiver, the team earns six points. What's behind it all? Science! Let Max Axiom, Super Scientist, explain the science behind the perfect punt, the right way to throw a football, and much, much more.
Lexile:GN650, GRL:X, ATOS:4.7

Hockey:
The slap of a hockey stick. A soaring puck. A quick-thinking goalie gets the save! What's behind it all? Science! Let Max Axiom, Super Scientist, explain the science behind the perfect slap shot, the right way to skate the ice, and much, much more.
Lexile:GN820, GRL:W, ATOS:5

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Reading Level

Interest Level

3rd/4th Grade Readability

Grades 3-9


Subject/Genre: Science

Ratings: Lexile: 640-820

Recommended Ages: 9-13

Pages: 32 pp., 7x9, softcover

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Item No.

Description

Price

QTY

 

DDD-2544

Discount for Complete Set
Complete set of 4 books


$29.00

Components (Sold Separately)

Item No.

Description

Price

QTY

 

DDD-2541

The Science of Basketball


$7.95

DDD-2543

The Science of Hockey


$7.95

DDD-2540

The Science of Baseball


$7.95

DDD-2542

The Science of Football


$7.95

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