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Learning About Basketball

Scenario:
You decide to learn more about basketball. Search the internet for answers to your questions.

Questions:

  1. Who invented the sport of basketball?
     
  2. What kind of basket was used in the first game of basketball?
     
  3. In what country, state, and city was basketball invented?
     
  4. In approximately what year was it invented?
     
  5. How old does that make the sport of Basketball?
     
  6. How many players are on the court for each team?
     
  7. How many points does a team earn for making a free throw?
     
  8. How many points does a team earn for making a field goal?
     
  9. What is the diameter of a regulation size basketball?
     
  10. What is the diameter of a regulation size basketball hoop?
     
  11. How high off of the ground is a basketball hoop in regulation play?
     
  12. How many steps can a player take without dribbling the ball?
     
  13. What do they call it when too many steps are taken without dribbling?
     
  14. How many minutes long is each quarter in regulation play?
     
  15. What college team won the last national title?
     
  16. Which college team do you think will win this year, and why?
     

1Search Engines:
Google: http://www.google.com
Yahoo: http://www.yahoo.com
Ask: http://www.ask.com
MSN: http://search.msn.com
About.com: http://www.about.com

2Encyclopedias:
Encarta: http://encarta.msn.com
Wikipedia: http://www.wikipedia.org