Polymers In Basketball
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- Polymers in Basketball
By: Maddy Ledesma
Net & Rim
- Basketball & Net
The basketball is the main equipment. The object of the game is to shoot the basketball in the net and to get more points than the other team.
The net is where you have to shoot the ball in to get the points.
History of the basketball; basketball was invented in December 1891. They are made out of rubber and beneath the surface, deep within each basketball lies a grid work of nylon, rubber, and a material called butyl.
- Polymers improved basketball
Polymers improved basketball because, agood game of basketball is all about chemistry. The ball, the court, the backboard, uniforms and the shoes are all made of long chain molecules called polymers.
- Basketball Uniforms
Today, both men and women wear the standard basketball uniform consisting of a pair of shorts and a sleeveless tank top. The shorts were shorter in the 1970's and 1980's, but they fell on the knee in the 1990's.
- Polymers improved uniforms
Polymers improved basketball uniforms by synthetic materials. It helps them because the uniforms are comfortable to play in.
- Football Fields
The football made from polyurethane to the football field turf made from polyethylene. Both of these polymers are man-made polymers. It also was better to run on and when someone fell it wouldnt hurt as much.