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Students choose five teams and one player from each of the five teams. They form simplified fractions from the players' field goals made (FGM) and field goals attempted (FGA) for the current year's statistics.
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Shaquille O'Neal Hand & Foot Span
If Shaquille O'Neal wears a size-20 shoe, how big are his hands? Learners will use the average ratios of foot length to hand span to calculate the hand span of Shaq, but first, they have to collect the data! They will measure their peers...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Shaquille O'Neal Hand/Foot Span: Student Worksheet
Here's a clever math worksheet that has learners measure their hand span, foot length, come up with a ration, then use that information to figure out the hand span, and foot length of basketball giant Shaquille O'Neal. A good activity!
4th - 6th Math