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Colorado Rockies announce new science of baseball school program

DENVER - The Colorado Rockies announced today the details of their new Science of Baseball school program.

Led by the Science of Sport and Dr. Ricardo Valerdi, the school program is designed to teach math and science to fifth through eighth-grade students through an interactive and innovative curriculum positioned around the game of baseball. Teachers will get a first-hand demonstration of the Science of Baseball curriculum led by the creator of the program Dr. Ricardo Valerdi, this Saturday, March 21 at Coors Field.

The Science of Baseball curriculum is specifically designed to grow students' in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (S.T.E.M.), as well as to expose students to principles they will use in everyday life.

The curriculum is framed around eight distinct lessons, including baseball statistics, field geometry, reaction time, ball trajectory, biomechanics, player analysis and baseball strategy, all of which are designed to fit the Common Core Standards and the 21st Century Learning Standards.

DENVER - The Colorado Rockies announced today the details of their new Science of Baseball school program.

Led by the Science of Sport and Dr. Ricardo Valerdi, the school program is designed to teach math and science to fifth through eighth-grade students through an interactive and innovative curriculum positioned around the game of baseball. Teachers will get a first-hand demonstration of the Science of Baseball curriculum led by the creator of the program Dr. Ricardo Valerdi, this Saturday, March 21 at Coors Field.

The Science of Baseball curriculum is specifically designed to grow students' in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (S.T.E.M.), as well as to expose students to principles they will use in everyday life.

The curriculum is framed around eight distinct lessons, including baseball statistics, field geometry, reaction time, ball trajectory, biomechanics, player analysis and baseball strategy, all of which are designed to fit the Common Core Standards and the 21st Century Learning Standards.

The demonstration class for teachers taking place tomorrow, March 21, is unfortunately full, however interested teachers are encouraged to contact Reuben Donnelly via email at reuben.donnelly@rockies.com or by phone at (303) 312-2208 to be placed on a wait list and for more information on the program.

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