Opening Day

Explore all the free resources for Opening Day.

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Free Lessons

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Read or sing the song “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” to learn about traditions.

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Measuring Kinetic Energy

Calculate the relationship between kinetic energy and mass using measured data.

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Observing Phenomenon 

Explore how the weight of a ball changes how it moves and what you can observe. Think about how this impacts the game of baseball.

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Biographies

Learn about three baseball players. Consider assigning a group to read each and share what they’ve learned.

Additional Resources

See these collections for additional Opening Day ideas.

Exploratorium’s Science of Baseball

Explore the science behind baseball in this interactive virtual exhibit.  The exhibit includes simulations, ideas for at-home activities, and more.

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National Baseball Hall of Fame

Explore the history of baseball in America. Learn how baseball changed over time and explore key events in American history through baseball. 

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History of Baseball

From the basics of what baseball is to the history of the sport, this resource can be leveled for Elementary, Middle, and High School.  

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