por Stephen Orne
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Casey at the Bat
- Ernest Lawrence Thayer
Ernest Lawrence Thayer (1863-1940) was an American writer and poet, best known for this poem. It is considered a classic in sports-related literature and perhaps the most famous baseball poem ever written. In it, an arrogant player steps up to the plate with the weight of the game on his shoulders.Pair “Casey at the Bat” with “Baseball: From pitch to hits” to provide students with a poem about baseball. What does a batter have to take into consideration when a ball is pitched towards them? If scientists were collecting data while Casey was at bat, what do you think they would want to know in order to determine why he struck out?
Teen Brain Takes Biggest Sports Hits
- Katherine Harmon
In the informational text “Teen Brain Takes Biggest Sports Hits,” Katherine Harmon discusses the effects that head injuries can have on the teenage brain.Pair “Teen Brain Takes Biggest Sports Hits” with “Baseball: From pitch to hits” to provide students with information about the risks of playing football. Ask students to discuss if they think there are similar risks in playing baseball. How are scientists using the data they have collected to make baseball safer? How could scientists do something similar to protect football players from concussions and other injuries?
Falling through Earth might be a long and fruitless trip
- Emily Conover
In the text “Falling through Earth might be a long and fruitless trip,” Emily Conover discusses the thought experiment in which physicists consider what would happen if you could fall through the center of the Earth.Pair “Baseball: From pitch to hits” with “Falling through Earth might be a long and fruitless trip” to provide students with another text about physics. Ask students to discuss the forces that affect a baseball thrown into the air as well as the hypothetical body falling through the Earth. How does each text emphasize the benefits of understanding the physics behind actions?