Activity 1

1. Watch the movie, First One In The Ballpark. Find out why a sports journalist needs to understand mathematics.

2. Learn how to calculate a players batting average. worksheet

3. The Next 40 Years. How can mathematics predict the future of sports? worksheet

Activity 2

1. Watch the movie, Testing Bats. Find out why Science and Mathematics are important in this line of work.

2. Perform an experiment to test the best throw. worksheet You will need to scroll past the first two pages to get to the student worksheet.

Activity 3

1. Watch the movie Popcorn, Peanuts, and Hotdogs. Why are statistics important in commerce as well as baseball?
2. Popcorn Drop Game - Why is it important to keep statistics during a game? What do different statistics tell you about the players and teams?
Play the popcorn drop game and collect statistics. worksheet