Category Archives: Powered by Physics

Powered By Physics: Finding the Right Gear

Before the advent of geared drivetrains for bicycles, the pedals and cranks were directly connected to the hub.  On these “direct-drive” bikes, one rotation of the pedals corresponded with one rotation of the drive wheel.  Accordingly, wheel size and pedaling … Continue reading

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Powered By Physics: The Science of Climbing

As a former Knowles Science Teaching Fellow, I remain committed to high quality math and science education in the United States. I’m particularly interested in math and science education that is grounded in real-life application and develops marketable skills. In … Continue reading

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