Fastest in the Sea: Sailfish 68 mph Swim accessed
Slow as a Garden Snail 0.03 mph 2.64 ft/min Crawl
Faster than a Speeding Bullet about 1000 mph or 1500 ft/sec
What is Your Average Walking Velocity? How will you figure this out? Rate of travel = Velocity, for our purposes. If Rate Time Distance, then what is Rate ?
How to Collect Data Form a group of three people. The timer will say go and call out the time every 2 seconds for 16 seconds. The walker will walk steadily for 16 seconds The marker will walk alongside the walker and drop a a large paper clip on the floor beside the walker every 2 seconds to designate the position of the walker.
Distance Traveled is a Function of Time Measure the distance from each marker to the starting point, noting the corresponding time. What are the two variables? Which is the independent variable; which the dependent? Make a table and a graph. x= y=
Ready, Set, Go….. Now pick up the following supplies: Student Worksheet 8 markers such as large paper clips tape measure time piece