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#### Excel, Word, and Basketball

Wow, this lesson packs a punch. Pupils interview basketball players, write about a game, and use Excel to organize statistics related to the players and the points scored. Afterward, they create posters, presentations, and much more.

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#### How do I Create a Scaled Model of a Full-Sized Basketball Court?

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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#### Modeling Quadratics Basketball Video Project

Will 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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#### Basketball Shots

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 Goal

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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#### Measurement of Probability: Basketball Throw

Future mathematicians use an interactive to see how changing the size of a basketball court and the size of a region in the court affects the probability that a ball will randomly fall within the specified region. No calculations are...

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#### Basketball Addition Puzzle

For 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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#### Modeling a Basketball Throw

Play ball! High schoolers explore the concept of quadratic equations through modeling how shooting a basketball can be expressed as a quadratic function. They impose a coordinate grid on the path of a shooting basketball and determine...

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#### ACC Basketball Statistics

Students use math skills and create a spreadsheet. In this statistics and computer skills lesson, students gather ACC basketball statistics, convert fractions to decimals and then percents. Students use the gathered information to create...

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#### Penny Basketball: Making Sense of Data

Explore four web-based interactive sites to develop a baseline understanding of statistics. Learners play a series of penny basketball games and collect data regarding their shooting statistics. Groups decide who is the "top" penny...

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#### Basketball Rebounds

Your young basketball players will build a table and develop a general formula for a decaying exponential scenario involving the rebound distance of a bouncing ball. Using a CBR and graphing calculator can make this even more hands-on...

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#### Basketball Bounces, Assessment Variation 2

This un-scaffold summative assessment tasks learners to use the height of a bouncing basketball, given the data in graph and table form, to choose the model that is represented. Learners then use the model to answer questions about the...

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#### Basketball Bounces, Assessment Variation 1

This highly scaffolded, summative assessment tasks learners to choose the model that represents the height of a bouncing basketball given the data in graph and table form. Learners then use the model to answer questions about the...

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#### Fantasy Basketball

In this measures of central tendency activity, young statiscians use fantasy basketball statistics to find mean, median, and range of player statistics. They then decide which player they would draft first. They create a five person...

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#### Three Shots

To foul or not to foul, that is the basketball question. High schoolers look at the probability that fouling out a player and allowing free throws yields a better outcome than allowing the original shot. The resource provides a teacher's...

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#### Fantasy Basketball

Students play Fantasy Basketball in order to practice locating Internet information and using technology tools to display data; students demonstrate an understanding and use of graphing, probability, and statistics.

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#### Go One-on-One with Decimals

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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#### Basketball Math

Shoot for a better knowledge of optimization strategies. During the first part of the task, scholars use given basketball shooting percentages for different players to predict the winner by examining systems of inequalities. For the...

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#### Basketball—It's a Tall Man's Sport, or Is It?

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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#### Rating Systems

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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#### The Basketball Star

Have learners use math to prove they are sports stars! Assess a pupil's ability to create and analyze data using a variety of graphs. The class will be motivated by the association of math and basketball data.

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#### WNBA Standings

In this decimals worksheet, students fill out a chart with scores from the Women's National Basketball Association. Students convert fractions to percents and decimals.

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#### Basketball Addition

In this addition worksheet, students find the basketball that goes with each basketball net by solving 10 addition problems. For example, students match the basketball with the number 5 with the net that says 2 + 3.

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#### Roundball for Remembrance

Learners view a segment of Futures With Jaime Escalante showing the application of math in basketball, and they try to find some of these applications in a tape of a game played by their home school. This fun lesson should be very...