Education Technology

Science: Science TODAY™ - How the Olympic Swimsuit Gives Athletes an Edge
by USA TODAY Education

Published on March 11, 2005

Overview

Students will look at the potential impact of an improvement in the equipment used by world-class swimmers. They will also look at the improvement in the world records for men and women in the 100 Meter Freestyle race.

Key Steps

  • Image

    Did the use of the titanium silicon-scaled swimsuit n the 2000 Olympic games improve the times of the swimmers?









    Note: TODAY is a trademark of USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Co., Inc.

  • Image

    The scatterplot of the World Records in the 100 M Freestyle race, students will make predictions and analyze the data.









    Note: TODAY is a trademark of USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Co., Inc.