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The Science of Soccer

Science of Soccer

Saturday, May 24

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Get ready for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and discover the physics behind soccer. Compete in juggling competitions and learn the secret behind the perfect penalty kick with MIT Professor John Bush. Refreshments will be served with music by Receita De Samba. Presented in collaboration with MIT-Brazil.

11:00 am: Embaixadinha soccer ball-juggling competition. Compete for Adidas World Cup Brazuca soccer balls!

12:00 pm: Learn about the physics behind soccer with MIT Professor John Bush

1:00 pm: Musical performance by Receita De Samba with accompanying Brazilian refreshments and continuation of embaixadinha competition.

Free with museum admission.