STEM Football Resources, Activities & Curriculum
How to Throw a Football
In this video, NFL legend Peyton Manning breaks down a simple way to throw the football for distance and accuracy.
Smithsonian Institution Examines the Evolution of Football Helmet Technology
The Smithsonian Institution’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation has released a video examining the history and technology of the football helmet. IMPACT: The Evolution of Football Helmets is part of the center’s multi-year Invention, Sport and Technology initiative, and is one of many educational efforts that it intends to produce for the public as it builds towards the opening of an invention, sport and technology exhibit at the National Museum of American History in 2022.
How NFL Footballs Are Made
Before NFL footballs can hit the field, they go through a five-day manufacturing process. Durable leather is sewn together around a bladder, which has the right amount of air to meet the specific weight and size requirements of the game.
How to Make a Paper Flick Football (Origami) - Rob's World
This is the same Paper Football game that Nebula and Tony Stark (Iron Man) were playing in Avengers: End Game!
In this video, I will teach you how to make a Paper Flick Football out of a regular sheet of printer or loose leaf paper. I find that the loose leaf is a lot easier to fold since it is thinner, however, both types of paper will make a good football.