Thursday, 11 September 2014

Reaction Tests

Years 5 and 6 devised their own reaction tests in maths this week in order to collect time data in fractions of seconds. It started with a game in which you had to tranquilize sheep as they tried to escape from the field! You can find it at- if you would like a go!

The children came up with all sorts of reaction tests, from hitting an electric buzzer as the slugs appeared to catching a frog as it whizzed across the table. As a result the children had to use stop watches that gave their results in hundredths of seconds and calculate average times.

Can you see the frog whizzing past?


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