Sports and Math Project

My students really did a great job on this project. I let them choose any sport (including dance or cheer) that they participated in or simply enjoyed watching, and then I had them align that sport with geometry concepts that we had been studying in class. Many of them chose angles or polygons, but some of the more creative ones used theorems or formulas. I had them write a paper explaining which concepts they chose and then show a pictorial representation, such as a drawing, diagram, or collage.

I will post examples soon. For now, here is the rubric I used:

Sports and Math Homework Project

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