Video: Stem Unplugged

How to Calculate the Volume of a Clubhead

  • STEM
  • Science (Physical)

Overview

How does an ancient mathematics principle connect to the sport of golf? In this episode of STEM Unplugged, students will go back in time to learn how an ancient Grecian principle is used by modern golf professionals when measuring the volume of club heads. Using the Archimedes Principle, golfers can understand how a club head’s volume can affect their swing and overall game.

Supplies

  • Container
  • Golf club head
  • Water