Real-Life Math | Athletic Trainer

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The lesson is sure to get scholars' blood pumping. An athletic trainer highlights some uses of math in athletic training in a heart-pumping video. After watching it, pupils get together in groups to measure their resting heart rates and calculate their target heart rates.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Collaborate with a physical education or health teacher for the lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • Activity requires a stopwatch
  • An understanding of ratios is a must
Pros

  • Includes two activity extensions
  • Provides a data sheet to record measurements
Cons

  • Connection to ratios is a bit thin
Common Core