The lessons presented in this unit were a springboard for the publication, Investigating Middle School Mathematics: Classroom Lessons Using Wii Sports® by Christina Gawlik. Information about this teacher resource can be found at https://www.createspace.com/3695735 and on its accompanying facebook page.
Mathematical Investigation
Overview
Utilizing technologies that are common to students provides a creative outlet for instruction and allows students to see mathematics in the world around them. This multiday unit was developed to use with the Wii gaming system as a means of investigating mathematics through data collection and problem solving. (Note: The lessons within this unit can be taught independently of one another.)
Mathematical Content
Lesson 1 – Baseball  Lesson 2 – Bowling 


Lesson 3 – Tennis  Lesson 4 – Golf 


College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)