Sports and Geometry
Pupils investigate shapes in sports. In this geometry lesson, students identify geometric shapes in sports equipment, fields, etc. Pupils present their findings.
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Lengths of Sides in Isosceles Right Triangles: Paper Football
Fuse sports and geometry by having your class create paper footballs—that are actually isosceles right triangles! Scholars use an interactive to create an isosceles right triangle to model a paper football. From the information in the...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Write Equations for Problems Using Facts about Angle Relationships
You can relate geometry to many sports, but this video relates it to billiards. Show your learners that the angle of approach equals the angle of departure. Challenge them to use this fact and the property of supplementary angles to...
5 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
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