Cool Sports Science Fair Project Ideas
What affect does string tension have on the accuracy and power of a tennis shot?
Is there an optimal angle to throw a javelin?
Research the physics behind throwing a baseball.
What is the best way to kick a rugby ball if you want it to spiral perfectly? (Angle, force, point of impact etc).
Is physical performance affected by temperature?
Why are more people right handed than left handed?
Research the science behind a boomerang.
How do the gears of a bicycle work?
What materials are the fastest to swim in?
Determine what role the moisture level in a cricket pitch has on the bounce of the ball.
What are the characteristics of different tennis surfaces?
Do dimples on a golf ball make it fly further?
How does a soccer player curve the ball?
Study the physics of throwing a Frisbee.
How well do cycle helmets protect your head in the event of an accident?
Is it easier to hit home runs in an indoor baseball stadium than it is to hit them in an outdoor stadium?
How much does wind affect the flight of a golf ball?
Does the rotation of a basketball after a shot is taken affect the chances of it going through the hoop?
What role does nutrition play in sport?
How does a sailing boat use the wind to its advantage?
What affect does playing sport at a high altitude have on the distance a ball will fly through the air?