Polymers In Sports Power Point (Basketball)

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  • 1.Polymers in sports PowerPoint (basketball)
    Cedrick Calalay
    Period 6

2. What is used in basketball?
A ball and 2 nets on the opposites of the court, basketball shoes, and a basketball uniform.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basketball_(ball)
3. What to do
With the basketball, you will need to shoot it at a basket.
A basket is there to have a person shoot at and gain points in the game.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basketball_(ball)
4. History
The game was invented back in the 1890s. This game was made from a soccer ball and 2 baskets. They changed the soccer ball to a rubber ball with dye on it.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_a_basket_ball_made_out_of
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basketball_(ball)
http://buffetoblog.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/basketball-dunking-on-someone.jpg
5. Polymers and basketball
Polymers have really improved basketball because of liquid polymer to create a basketball. Now basketballs have a better grip to hold on to so it wont slip away if they just used soccer balls.
http://www.patentstorm.us/patents/4119592/description.html
http://www.kelseykerridge.co.uk/imagelibrary/Basketball%20Hoop%202.jpg
6. How has basketball shoes gotten better
Basketball shoes have grown from playing with regular shoes to light weight shoes that are beyond easy to move around in.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athletic_shoe
7. Basket ball shoes and polymers
Basket ball shoes are made from chemicals that will let the shoes be light but yet tough enough to last a long time.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athletic_shoe
http://g-ec2.images-amazon.com/images/I/51O-NVPUFeL._running-shoes_.jpg
8. Football and track field
The grass of the football field is fake and made of types of carpet fibers. This will help players or people who run be able to run without the chances of slipping from a higher percentage to a lower one.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artificial_turf
http://www.krylon.com/images/projects/large/football-field.jpg

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