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131 resources with the concept basketball

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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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Shoot the Bacon!

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

For Teachers 6th - 10th
A gold mine of basketball dribbling drills! There are an assorted variety of drills here to keep those players busy. Some involve cooperation, some competition, but all of them are about practicing dribbling.
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Excel, Word, and Basketball

For Teachers 5th
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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Breaking Barriers: Women’s Basketball Documents

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
New ReviewIs basketball ladylike? A pressing debate in the nineteenth century explored the issue in the sports world. Using images, news reports, and the rules of the game, young scholars decide whether the sport helped advance the cause of women...
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Modeling Quadratics Basketball Video Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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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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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Smarter Than Smoking Maze

For Students 2nd - 6th
Why start an unhealthy habit when there are so many healthy hobbies to try? Scholars guide Dude—a young boy who chooses to play instead of smoking—through a maze to get him to the basketball court. 
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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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How to Shoot a Basketball

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Is it time to start your basketball unit in your physical education class? Introduce it with this video on how to shoot a basketball. Photos of NBA players and step-by-step instructions are provided.
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Training Within an Activity

For Teachers 6th - 10th
What better way to improve physical fitness and technique than by actually playing the sport? Discuss the advantages of training within an activity, and review examples of techniques and aspects of fitness that can be practiced through...
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Lin at Home and Abroad

For Students 6th - 8th
What is so amazing about Jeremy Lin? Read the following New York Times article and find out. The article and 13 comprehension questions regarding this basketball super star are awaiting your eager readers. 
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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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Basketball

For Students 6th - 10th
When this worksheet is completed, your players will know the basics of basketball. Items covered: court diagram, team/scoring, violations, fouls, terms used in basketball, the cues for the skills of shooting, dribbling, and defensive...
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Basketball Golf

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Basketball golf is a great way to have your class practice their skills and have fun. This game will get them to focus on their skills because it's all about getting the lowest score. When you look at this instructional activity, it's...
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Speed Score

For Teachers 6th - 10th
A fast and fun way to practice shooting basketball. Small cooperative groups help each other tally up the most baskets made in a certain period of time. There are a couple ideas included to increase or decrease the difficulty of the...