Measurement and Algebraic Thinking

Comparatively speaking, does a bug travel farther than a human in 10 seconds? Get a bug and measure how far it travels in 10 seconds. Have a human team member run for 10 seconds and calculate the distance ran. Answer the question,"Who travels farther?" by calculating and graphing the results. 

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Grade
4th - 6th
Subjects
Math
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Language
English
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1 hr
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