Math on the Gridiron

Math in Sports
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Discover how math applies to the game of football, from the length of the field to the calculation of players' stats.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2013
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-01-01
BISACS JNF054000, JNF035000
Dewey 796.332
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 790
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 156674
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources NFL Rush (NFL's Official Kids Site)
  • Math on the Gridiron
  • The Basics
  • The Field
  • Managing the Game
  • Scoring Points
  • Conversions
  • The Players
  • Big, Fast Guys
  • Comparing Statistics
  • Rating the Passers
  • The Team
  • Filling the Roster
  • Turnover Differential
  • Covering Space
  • Two-Minute Drill
  • Go Figure
  • Glossary
  • Learn More
  • Index
Author: Tom Robinson


A noteworthy review of Math in Sports from School Library Journal on April 1, 2013

This series does an excellent job of using past and present sports figures to show how statistics can prove a player’s worth. Each book begins with a chapter on ‘The Basics,’ covering the area, perimeter, or length of court, rink, track, or playing field and other… View →