NCAA March Madness Basketball Project (Sweet Sixteen) - Middle School Math

NCAA March Madness Basketball Project (Sweet Sixteen) - Middle School Math
NCAA March Madness Basketball Project (Sweet Sixteen) - Middle School Math
NCAA March Madness Basketball Project (Sweet Sixteen) - Middle School Math
NCAA March Madness Basketball Project (Sweet Sixteen) - Middle School Math
NCAA March Madness Basketball Project (Sweet Sixteen) - Middle School Math
NCAA March Madness Basketball Project (Sweet Sixteen) - Middle School Math
NCAA March Madness Basketball Project (Sweet Sixteen) - Middle School Math
NCAA March Madness Basketball Project (Sweet Sixteen) - Middle School Math
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Bring the excitement of March Madness to your classroom.

Your students will select a team that makes the Sweet 16 in this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament. Students will do the following tasks:

- Fill out a bracket for their team's region

- Look up general information about their team.

- Track how well their team does. They will look up final scores, leading scorers, and more.

- Research their school. They will find out the tuition and room & board costs to attend their school.

- Plan a trip for four to the Final Four to root on their team!

- Answer geometry questions based on the dimensions of the basketball court.

- Create their own player.

- Web search to answer NCAA trivia questions.

Skills involve include:

Web search, map routes, operations with decimals, scale and scale factor, perimeter, area, percentages, rounding, drawing, ratio, reducing fractions, and more!

This entire project could be done in class (3 -5 class periods) or you could ask students to do it on their own. This could be a group project or given to individuals.

Internet access is a must!

This project is intended to begin after the first weekend of games. Students will select one of the 16 remaining teams in the tournament.
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