Been Caught Stealing

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You're safe, when calculating the odds of stealing second base! Learners compare the rate of a runner to the distance the ball travels, in a lesson plan that explores right triangles and measurement. Full of discussion questions and fun facts, math now becomes part of the game in class. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the video link to find an interactive version of the worksheets for a different way to share the lesson
  • Teach the lesson during baseball season to introduce special right triangles
Classroom Considerations

  • The links for the attachments expire after one day
  • Learners should have prior knowledge of the Pythagorean Theorem and how to set up proportions
Pros

  • Comes with downloadable links to extension activities, a worksheet, and the lesson guide
Cons

  • None