Statistics: Batter Up!
Examine how mathematical concepts, such as addition, subtraction, fractions and decimals apply to baseball. Students play an interactive baseball game to test their skills!
Geometry: Circling the Bases
Examine how geometric concepts, such as circumference, area, perimeter and diameter apply to baseball. Students play an interactive baseball game to test their skills!
Economics: Business of Baseball
Learn about the ever-changing value of a dollar and explore other economic laws and concepts related to the National Pastime.
Women's History: Dirt on their skirts
Meet the women and girls who broke barriers to play the National Pastime. This unit covers 150 years of milestones and achievements that led to greater opportunities for all.
Civil Rights: Before you could say "Jackie Robinson"
Explore American history from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement where stories of honor, courage, and perseverance are brought to life.
Cultural Diversity: Diversity in the Dugout
Discover how America’s National Pastime takes on unique flavors worldwide as cultures come together at the ballpark.
Geography: Baseball Coast to Coast
Visit some of baseball’s most famous stadiums while learning about geographical concepts such as direction, scale, regions,transportation and population.
Labor History: Hardballs and Handshakes
Behind the big salaries are complex negotiations between labor and management. Students compare and contrast models of resolving differences by exploring player organizations in baseball’s labor history. Recommended for students in grades 9-12.
Physical Science: Science on the Sandlot
Explore aerodynamics, the physics of friction, forces of motion and other fascinating factors present in the game of baseball.
Health Science: Be A Superior Example (BASE)
Students explore how decisions related to food, exercise,and performance enhancing substances affect their overall physical, mental, and social well being. Through lessons and activities that reinforce positive decision making, participants gain an understanding of tools that are needed to succeed in athletics and life, and how they can Be a Superior Example in their own community.
Character Education: The Iron Horse
Character attributes such as perseverance, courage, humility, respect, leadership and citizenship are highlighted as students explore the life of Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig. Recommended for students in grades 3-6.