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Science TODAY™ - How the Olympic Swimsuit Gives Athletes an Edge

Published on 03/11/2005

Activity 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

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









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    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.