Education Technology

Quick Hands

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

Students will measure their reaction distance/time as they catch a falling ruler. The data will be collected and distributed back to the students with the aide of TI-Navigator™ for analysis. The main focus of this activity is the measures of central tendency.

Before the Activity

  • Copy students worksheet page "Quick Hands"
  • Load quickhands.act into Activity Center
  • During the Activity

  • Have students log into Navigator System
  • Use Activity Center to collect all students reaction distance.
  • Send Reactiontime.edc learn check, Time List to students
  • Students analyze the results and complete the worksheet
  • After the Activity

  • Have students take the Learn Check
  • Discuss student results