The Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy teaches math and science concepts through hands-on activities. Based on that approach, the Academy partnered with former NASA engineer and golf pro coach Dave Pelz to develop helpful videos for classroom lessons for teachers and students. We've posted them below for use in your math and science lessons.
RECENT MEDIA COVERAGE
Charlie Rose - July 25, 2011
American Morning (CNN) - July 22, 2011
The Today Show (NBC) - July 19, 2010
Chalk Talk (CNN) - July 19, 2010
USA TODAY, "Mickelson uses his inner spaceman to promote math, science education" - July 23, 2008
Washington Post, "Mickelson: Golf a way to educate" - July 23, 2008
The Today Show (NBC) - July 21, 2008
TEACHER AND STUDENT WORKSHEETS
The Science of Scoring
Energy Equals Distance
The Science of Impact
The Science of a Pendulum
Not All Sports Balls are Equal
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"200 Teachers Selected to Attend the National Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy" - April 1, 2009
"Golf Great Phil Mickelson Stresses Value of Math, Science; Demonstrates to Students How They Influence Golf" - July 22, 2008
"Stronger Math and Science Education Key to Boosting U.S. Competitiveness, Witnesses Tell House Education Committee"
- July 22, 2008
"ExxonMobil and the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy Expand Opportunities for Teachers to Attend the 2009 Program" - April 8, 2008
Click above to watch Phil Mickelson's testimony before the House Committee on Education and Labor on July 22, 2008.
Click above to watch Dr. Ramona Chang's testimony before the House Committee on Education and Labor on July 22, 2008.
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