Mathematics and Football
Young scholars explore real-world math statistics. In this statistics lesson, students use their problem solving skills to explore football scoring statistics as they complete an activity sheet.
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Authentic Activities for Connecting Mathematics to the Real World
Check out the handout from a presentation that contains a collection of high school algebra projects connecting a variety of mathematics to the real world. Activities range from simple probabilities to calculus. The activities can be...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Assessment for the California Mathematics Standards Grade 5
Test young mathematicians' knowledge with an assessment aligned to California's fifth grade state standards. The exam covers a multitude of concepts including fractions and decimals, positive and negative numbers, measurement; and how to...
5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Assessment For The California Mathematics Standards Grade 6
Test your scholars' knowledge of a multitude of concepts with an assessment aligned to the California math standards. Using the exam, class members show what they know about the four operations, positive and negative numbers, statistics...
6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Running the Stairs: Measuring Work, Energy, and Power
When the class runs for the hills in this activity, they return with a deeper understanding of the math behind the physics concept of work. Beginning with a physical experiment and ending with a thoughtful analysis of results, learners...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Science of NFL Football: Vectors
Map the velocity of a thrown football using physics! Learners study vector addition using a football scenario. Two vectors model the movement of the receiver and quarterback while the resulting vector describes the velocity of the...
6 mins 5th - 12th Math
New Review Science of NFL Football: Projectile Motion and Parabolas
Punt, pass, or kick your way to learning physics! An engaging lesson breaks down the mechanics of punting a football through an analysis of vectors. The ninth lesson of a video series explains the horizontal and vertical velocity...
4 mins 5th - 12th Math
Science of NFL Football: Geometric Shapes
Ever wonder why a football has such an unsual shape? Find out with this video from the Science of Football colelction that examines how the geometric properties of a football make it perfectly suited for being thrown accurately over long...
4 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable