Robert Griffin III, the Heisman trophy winning quarterback from Baylor cools down with Gatorade.
Did you know that Gatorade was invented by a Texas-born Scientist when he was working with a sports team in the south?
THINK LIKE A SCIENTIST AND EARN A REWARD!
Do a bit of research on the internet to find answers to these questions.
(Be sure you have permission from your parents to use the internet!)
- What is the name of the Texas-born scientist who invented Gatorade?
- What university was he working with when he invented this beverage?
- Have you tried drinking Gatorade when you are very hot?
- List at least two reasons why athletes need special beverages to help them perform better in hot weather. (It's okay to guess!)
(GW Long Elementary students - you are always welcome to participate! Just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your answers. Be sure to include your name and address with your email.)