Baseball History Timeline

Create a Timeline Using Excel



Created by
Diana Dell


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Activity Description

Excel can be used for more than just tables of data and creating graphs. Excel can be used to create timelines. In this activity, you will research the history of baseball and select 10 major events in the history of baseball. You will use Excel to to create a timeline displaying these events.




Activity Directions

1. View the timeline examples below to develop an understanding of the final project.

2. Visit the baseball history websites listed below to select 10 important events from baseball history. Record dates, events, and descriptions of events in a Word docoument.

3. Follow the steps provided in "How to Create a Timeline in Excel".

4. Your completed timeline should include a title, 10 events with descriptions, and 5 or more meaningful images.



Resources Required

 ResourceTypeRequirementsFile
1.Timeline Example #1Work Sample
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2.Timeline Example #2Work Sample
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3.Timeline Example #3Work Sample
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4.How to Create a Timeline in ExcelWeb Site
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5.Baseball History Site #1Web Site
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6.Baseball History Site #2Web Site
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7.Baseball History Site #3Web Site
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45 minutes a day
for 3 days

Last updated: October 31 2005, 7:00 pm
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