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Melissa Bradley, Ed.S. (Education Leadership Specialist)

Dangerous Sport

Grades: 7th Grade, 8th Grade
Subjects: Physical Education, STEAM, Science

Student Instructions

Read the article, "A Better Board". In “A Better Board” (p. 28), you learned how a teenager designed a new skateboard. Like many sports, skateboarding includes some risk of injury. Study the data in the table, which was collected by scientists who surveyed 136 hospital patients treated for a total of 147 skateboard-related injuries. Then create a circle graph to correspond to the table that is provided.