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130 resources with the concept basketball

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Modeling Quadratics Basketball Video Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewWill he make it? After watching a video of part of a basketball shot, groups create their own videos. Teams record a video of shooting a ball at a hoop and edit it to show only a portion of the shot. Group members determine the equation...
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How do I Create a Scaled Model of a Full-Sized Basketball Court?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take mathematics to the hoop! Pairs first measure the linear distances on a basketball court. Using those measurements, they determine the scale lengths to create a scaled model. To finish the activity, learners create models of the...
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Basketball Shots

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Shoot for greater understanding of systems. Pupils watch a short video of a man attempting basketball shots, both one-point free throws and two-point field goals. Given the total number of shots and total number of points made, viewers...
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Basketball—It's a Tall Man's Sport, or Is It?

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Does height make a difference with scoring? Using data of NBA players, pupils make a scatter plot of height and free throw percentage. They use technology to find a regression line and to calculate the correlation coefficient before...
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Basketball Goal

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A shadow of a problem  or one that is similar. Learners determine the height of a basketball goal by using similar triangles. Pupils set up a proportion based upon the known height and length of a shadow and the length of the shadow of...
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Sports Statisticians: Working with Systems of Equations

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Every point counts. Collaborative groups work together to solve systems of equations on two basketball players and share their answers and approaches with the rest of the class. 
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Rating Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your favorite sports team is ranked #1. How do the powers that be determine this rating? Learn how ratings are mathematically computed using probability concepts, from the Elo Rating System for chess to the Rating Percentage Index for...
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Vocabulary: Word Analysis - Analogy Basketball

For Students K - 4th Standards
Give grammar instruction a boost with a basketball themed game all about analogies! Working in pairs, learners quiz each other's analogy knowledge testing how many they can complete and earn the most points first.
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Go One-on-One with Decimals

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Shoot and score with three basketball-themed lessons about decimals. Young mathematicians compare game statistics, make trash can hoops, and play a data spinner game to practice identifying digits and values within decimal numbers.
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Musical Dribbling

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
A fun way to practice basketball dribbling skills with young learners. This game is played like musical chairs. Spread out hula hoops, polyspots, or cones all around the gym. Then give each player a ball to practice dribbling. When the...
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Basketball - Hoops - Team Sports 2

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Hoopsters! Looking for something to use to teach your hoopsters a bit about the game of basketball? Use this very comprehensive PowerPoint to teach everything from the history of the sport, to skill techniques, to game plays. Included...
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Basketball Notes

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Everything you wanted to know about basketball, and more! A very well-organized presentation to introduce the basic terminology and skills of basketball. Everything from the court, scoring, and fouls, to the five cues used for shooting a...
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Bounce With Me

For Teachers 9th - 10th
How many practice lay-ups do you think Michael Jordan has done in his lifetime? Too many to count, but he had to start somewhere! Practice is the key to getting better in any activity. Look through this basketball lesson as there are...
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Basketball Notes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students add the value of various musical notes to win a chance to shoot a basketball. They compete in teams and consider the values of quarter, half and whole notes to complete related math problems.
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Basketball Skills and Drills

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A helpful description of a few drills to work on dribbling and passing. The drills can be incorporated into a lesson, and are geared toward working with those who are hearing impaired. There are some key aspects of each drill to address...
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Shooting Basketball Stars

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Lessons that have a little competition built into the skills drills because it helps the players focus more on what they should be practicing. Players practice lay-ups, mid-distance shots and long-range shots. They collect stars of...
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Basketball Relays

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students practice dribbling a basketball.  In this basketball relay lesson, students learn to dribble a basketball, control a basketball and move quickly with a basketball.  Students split into two teams and play a game where they...
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Nine Court Basketball-Physical Education Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this lesson, Nine Court Basketball, students experiment with different basketball skills. Students practice guarding, dribbling, passing, and shooting with the basketball. Students gain an understanding of basic basketball techniques...
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Every-Day Edit: Basketball's Beginnings

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about basketball's beginnings. The errors range from capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and grammar.
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Basketball Addition Puzzle

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this math worksheet, students solve 25 basic addition facts below 20. Using the sums and the key to the code, students decipher a secret message about basketball.
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Vocabulary Toss

For Teachers K - 8th
Young scholars play a vocabulary game. When they identify the correct work-wall word, they earn a point and a chance to double his or her point by shooting a basket. This game is designed to reinforce vocabulary skills by providing a fun...
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A Resource Manual for Sport Leaders

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Here is an incredible collection of activities designed to teach younger pupils broad-based and sport-specific skills. Games are organized according to a variety of sports (i.e. soccer, softball, baseball, etc.) and skill (i.e. running,...
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Island basketball

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Looking for a fun drill to practice basketball dribbling skills? Here's one that looks like fun - sharks and swimmers. Swimmers are the players who are practicing their dribbling skills and trying to navigate around the sharks to get...
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Shoot the Bacon!

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Delight your young athletes by leading this fun twist on a classic blacktop PE game.