Baseball Hall of Fame Private Videoconference Program – Batter Up!

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Program Description:
It's the final day of the 1941 season and Ted Williams' batting average is .39955. What will he do? Sit this one out and guarantee an historic .400 season or take a chance and aim for mathematic immortality? Find the answer to this and other exciting stories in a unit full of whole numbers, fractions and decimals, percentages, proportions and problem solving. This thematic unit teaches fundamental concepts that connect the calculator and the clubhouse while using and interpreting the statistics of famous ballplayers. The unit includes three lesson plans for use as pre-materials and one lesson plan to be used as post-program materials. During the videoconferencing session, students will work with museum teachers to reinforce concepts and ideas introduced in the classroom.

  • Duration: 60 minutes (can be shorter or longer)
  • Grades: 3-12
  • Price: $TBD