Today we had a lot of fun measuring our reaction time following a stimulus. First, we worked as a whole class and timed how long it took to squeeze hands all the way around the circle. Our classroom best was 8 seconds -- not too shabby!
The students then worked with a partner and used a "grab-it gauge" to see how quickly they could catch a falling piece of paper. Data was collected for both hands and organized to find the minimum, maximum, range, median, and mean. Surprisingly, many of us had a bt