ERIC Number: EJ1157442
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Oct
How Quickly Do They React?
Ortolano, Girolamo; Finn, Julia; Ortolano, Leonard
Science Teacher, v84 n7 p53-57 Oct 2017
In this activity, students learned scientific practices and evidence-based reasoning by formulating and testing hypotheses about factors affecting human reaction time and examining those hypotheses with data from ruler-drop tests. The project aligns with all eight of the science and engineering practices (SEP) embodied in the "Next Generation Science Standards."
Descriptors: Science Activities, Science Process Skills, Hypothesis Testing, Reaction Time, Scientific Methodology, Academic Standards, Alignment (Education), Science Education, Engineering Education, Measurement Techniques, Concept Mapping, Documentation, Science Projects, Writing Assignments, Information Dissemination, Peer Evaluation, High School Students
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
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