USA STATES GEOGRAPHY

 
 
Click above to access quiz game

Click above to access quiz game

USA STATES QUIZ GAME 

Teacher:

  1. Click on image on right
  2. Display pin

Student:

  1. Go to kahoot.it 
  2. Enter pin displayed on board
  3. Practise your USA state knowledge
 
 

THE NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION (NBA)

 
 

EXPLAIN THE HIERARCHY OF THE NBA

Click here and find out about the hierarchy of the NBA league

Click here and find out about the hierarchy of the NBA league

NBA stands for National Basketball Association and NBA team is a tribute bestowed on the finest players in the basketball league, that is followed in each NBA season. NBA team hierarchy will enlist all the teams that take part in every league of the NBA season.

These teams are broadly divided into two partsWestern Conference and Eastern Conference. These groups are further sub-divided into divisions.

These groups & sub groups cannot be classified depending upon their power or authority since they all have got equal rights and power. Thus, there cannot be various levels among these teams. However, these can still be arranged in a systematic manner in a hierarchical format to understand the exact arrangement.

 

TASK

  1. Write a summary of the paragraph above.
  2. Study the hierarchy diagram. Make your own version.
  3. Answer the exam question:

"For one named sports league you have studied, describe the hierarchy of its teams. (4 marks)" 

 

 

 
 

FACTORS THAT explain THE LOCATION OF NBA TEAMS

Here we are trying to explain why teams are located where they are.

 

Population Densities

 

Socio-Economic Factors

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Historical Factors

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Proximity to Competing Teams

 

maps that explain the location of nba teams

 
 
 

TASK

Explain the location and distribution of the NBA teams.

Focus on and divide your work by the following factors:

  • population density
  • socio-economic factors
  • cultural and historical factors 
  • government and private investment
  • proximity to competing teams
 
 
 

exam question:

Referring to a national sports league you have studied, explain the factors that have determined the home location of its teams. [6 marks]

Mark Scheme

Answers will vary depending upon the sport chosen and its context but must examine a sports league of national importance. Factors are likely to include:

  • population density,
  • socio-economic factors,
  • cultural and historical factors,
  • government and private investment, and
  • proximity to competing teams.

There are other valid responses that should be credited. 

Award up to [3 marks] for each factor that is well-explained. A wider range of factors can compensate for less depth. A generic answer, or one using an inappropriate example, should not be awarded more than [3 marks].

 

 
 

NBA: team location & residence of supporters

 
 

task

  1. Explore the distribution of supporters for three different NBA teams using the webpage above
  2. Take screen shots of interesting patterns
  3. Import them into a document
  4. Describe the distribution shown
  5. Suggest reasons why they are distributed in this way
 
 

examples of interesting supporter distributions

 
 

optional ACTIVITY

nfl: team location and residence of supporters

 
 

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