How Fast Are You?

Quick! Snap up the lesson. Scholars first use an online app to collect data on reaction times by clicking a button when the color of a box changes. They then plot and analyze the data by considering measures of center, measures of variation, and measurement error.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Challenge the class to come up with their own experiments to collect data
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners need a Java-enabled computer with Internet access to perform the experiment
  • Knowledge of central tendency and measures of variation is necessary

  • Provides some discussion questions when interpreting results
  • A printable student handout is available

  • None
Common Core