Readers learn how to pass the puck to teammates and shoot a slap shot with this fun and fact-filled guide to the science of ice hockey. There are many scientific forces at work in the game of hockey, such as momentum and gravity. The basics of ice hockey and how science makes certain plays possible are presented throughout this accessible text. Helpful diagrams and graphic organizers display these concepts in a comprehensible way, while the detailed glossary gives explanations of scientific language. Captivating, full-color photographs will thrill young sports fans and budding scientists.