Monday Morning Quarterback: Math Behind the Plays

Super Bowl 50 is now in the books, with fans everywhere reflecting on their favorite plays and heartbreaking moments from last night.  Chances are, a few of your students are still talking about the game.  No matter your team, it took amazing offensive and defensive plays all season long to get to the big game.  Take the excitement of the Super Bowl as an opportunity to showcase the math and science that goes into these plays.  If you haven’t had a chance to look at Discovery Education’s new program in partnership with EA SPORTS and the NFL Players Association, EA SPORTS Madden NFL: Football by the Numbers, then today’s a great day to do so.


60 Second Drill: Passing, Angles and Velocity