Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)

Test your reaction time by catching a falling ruler or clicking a target. Create a data set of experiment results, and calculate the range, mode, median, and mean of your data. Data can be displayed on a list, table, bar graph or dot plot. The Reaction Time 2 Student Exploration focuses on mean.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

• Review basic statistics including range, mode, and median of a data set.
• Determine the mean of a data set.
• Understand the effect of outliers on the range, mode, median, and mean.
• Compare data sets from related experiments.
• Draw conclusions based on data.

VOCABULARY:

• mean, median, mode, outlier, range

Critical Acclaim

• Winner: Distinguished Achievement Award

2012, 2011, 2008, 2007, 2005 AEP

2010 AEP

• Winner: Best Science Instruction Solution

2010, 2007, 2006 SIIA CODiE Awards

• Winner: Best K-12 Instructional Solution

2009 SIIA CODiE Awards

• Winner: Award of Excellence

2009, 2008 Tech and Learning Magazine

• Finalist: Best Math Instructional Solution

2012, 2009, 2008, 2006 SIIA CODiE Awards

• Finalist: Distinguished Achievement Award

2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2006 AEP

• Finalist: Best K-12 Instructional Solution

2010 SIIA CODiE Awards

• Finalist: Golden Lamp Award

2009, 2008, 2006 AEP