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Does Practice Make Perfect?
Grade Level: 6th to 8th; Type: Social Science
This project determines if hands-on practice, mental practice, or no practice at all leads to better shooting of free-throws. Note: This project can be modified to accommodate almost any sport. For example, you could use it for batting practice, tennis swings, bowling strikes, etc.
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