1. This program will begin with an introduction the Baseball Hall of Fame.
2.Examine an action photo of a famous baseball player and have students determine what is occuring and how science is relevant.
3. Discuss various scientific properties and how they relate to baseball.
4. Students participate in hands-on activities to illustrate these science principals.
5. Question and answer time.
A. Students will examine historical aspects and physical forces involved in playing baseball, relying on museum and library collections, equipment, video and film, testimonials and Web sites.
B. Students will analyze the physical concepts behind hitting, pitching and fielding as they impact the way baseball is played, including tools that are used and how scientific variables affect choices and approaches to the game.
C. Students will understand the vocabulary and several concepts of physics related to fundamentals of scientific inquiry that transport learning beyond the baseball diamond.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum proudly presents fun-filled, content-rich experiences for students from pre-K to grade 12. Our field trips are all aligned with Common Core State Standards, and also support other learning goals.
Grades 3-5: CCSS ELA CONTENT: RI.3.3/4.3/5.3, RI.3.4/4.4/5.4, W.3.7/4.7/5.7, W.3.8/4.8/5.8 MCREL STANDARDS: Science.Level 2.Standards 9,10,11,12
Grades 6-8: CCSS ELA CONTENT: RST.6.3/7.3/8.3, RST.6.4/7.4/8.4, RST.6.7/7.9/8.9, WHST.6.7/7.7/8.7 - MCREL STANDARDS: Science.Level 3.Standards 9,10,11,12
Grades 9-12: CCSS ELA CONTENT: RST.9-10.3/11.12-3, SL.9-10.1/11-12.1, SL.9-10.4/11-12.4 - MCREL STANDARDS: Science.Level 4.Standards 9,10,11,12