ATHENS, Ohio (July 6, 2007) -- It´s a computer game any 13-year-old would love -- with a twist. You´re all-time great slugger Babe Ruth. You hit a home run, the crowds cheer, and then, to earn 150 points and compete for "All Star" status, you have to calculate the baseball´s velocity correctly.


As popular as it is with its young audience, "Velocity City" isn´t your typical ball game. It´s actually one of 18 modules created by eight Ohio University engineering and technology graduate fellows for the purpose of teaching hard-to-grasp scientific concepts to middle-school students.


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