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Transcript of Basketball
James Naismith invented basketball in 1890.
What type of technology?
A basketball is a type of production technology, which includes manufacturing and construction.
How has the invention of basketball impacted society in a positive way?
Basketball develops teamwork,it allows people to develop close relationships with team members, and allows them to interact with others as well.
How has the invention of basketball impacted society in a negative way?
Basketball comes with a lot of competition, competitiveness, and struggle. The game can involve rough actions, and tough play, sometimes violence.There can be a feeling of failure and frustration as a result of losing.
How was science, technology, math, and engineering used in the creation of basketball?
mass and motion
materials used for
seconds in the game,
Basketball might seem like a simple game, but behind the scenes science plays an important role.
Technology makes keeping track of the game easier with score boards and clocks, while science covers the mass and motion of the players and the ball. Engineering designs the best materials for the ball, shoes, nets, and floors, and math is used to calculate distance, court measurements, and quarters and seconds in the game.
What innovations has basketball undergone since 1890?
When the first basketball games were played there were bottoms on the basketball nets and every time a player scored someone would have to go up on a ladder to retrieve the ball. After a few years, people figured out that there was no need for bottoms on the baskets.
Uniforms and jerseys have changed a lot too. Players did not wear uniforms until the 1920s, which consisted of shorts with padding and wool jerseys. In the 1930s, jersey material was introduced which allowed players to be cooler. Today basketball players wear
sleeveless tops made of jersey material and shorts
with lengthened hemlines.
Quotes from James Naismith
"Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals."- James Naismith
"I am sure that no man can derive more pleasure from money or power than i do from seeing a pair of basketball goals in some out of the way place."- James Naismith
"The invention of basketball was not an accident, it was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play drop the hanker chief."
- James Naismith
Why am I interested in basketball?
I have played on a basketball team for 4 or 5 years and I love the game.
Basketball is my favorite sport and I am interested in how it was invented, created, and played.
What is the purpose
of a basketball, and
how is it used?
The purpose of basketball is to have fun, and to build team relationships and skills. Basketball is a fun game to play outside or inside. It involves two teams against each other shooting a basketball at a hoop and making baskets to score points.
Basketball is a recreational sport
for entertainment, you can play on a team, or just for fun and exercise.
Basketball By:Anna Viegut