Explore Cricket Smart’s range of engaging and innovative lesson plans that leverage the game of cricket to drive learning, including the latest unit 'Bradman by the Numbers' for Year 8/9 Maths students.
Year 8/9 Mathematics
Bradman by the Numbers
In this mathematics unit, students will analyse Sir Donald Bradman’s batting statistics and those of other prominent batters to determine his hero status. They’ll learn about quantitative and qualitative data and discover the vital role mathematics plays in measuring and determining the greatness of any sports star.
Cricket Smart Year 8/9 Mathematics Lesson Resource (951 KB)
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Year 4 Science
Are you a force with which to be reckoned?
Cricket is used in this unit to engage students in the world of contact and non-contact forces. Teachers are able to lead practical experiments that explore push, pull and twist forces and watch videos with some of Australia’s best batters and bowlers.
Year 5 Mathematics
Are numbers the real game?
Students take on the role of cricket selectors. Using mathematical data, students analyse the performances of some of the best cricket players and select their own World XI cricket team!
Year 5/6 Integrated Case Study
Hosting a Cricket Tournament
Students investigate the benefits, challenges and resources required to host an international cricket tournament. This unit engages students in economics, mathematics and ICTs in their quest to find out.
Year 6 History
Migration - A Case Study of Fawad Ahmed
Connect your students with the story of Australian sporting hero Fawad Ahmed and his journey of hardship, migration and sporting excellence.
Year 7 Geography
Liveability - Making Where You Live Even Better
Students become members of the Mayor’s advisory panel for youth affairs. They analyse the liveability of their local area, identify major issues affecting young people and put together a comprehensive action plan on how to improve the liveability of the area in which they live.
Year 7-10 Design and Technology
Eyes on the prize – Design and Innovation challenge
In this unit students explore the latest digital tools available and create a realistic 3D model of a proposed trophy for the Women’s Big Bash League.
Year 7-10 Health and Physical Education
Throwing - Anyone Can Do it!
This unit uses the sport of cricket to provide the context for the teaching of throwing. Using the Teaching Games for Understanding approach, students are required to analyse their throwing technique and compare it to experts in order to develop their own program for self-improvement. The unit encourages extensive use of thinking tools and the latest digital technologies to inspire students.