1. STRIKE ONE! Pitch some balls. Keep a record of how fast you pitched each ball. Throw each ball three times. Find the average speed for each ball back at school.
2. Work with a partner. Use a yardstick. Hold your ball at 2 feet. Now bounce the ball on all the different surfaces. Record how high the ball bounced on each. Now hold the ball at 3 feet and repeat the test. Fill in the blanks after each. Did you get the same result?
3. UP, UP, AND AWAY! Take a turn on the downhill skier. Record your top speed. When you get back to school, find out everyone else's results. Make a stem and leaf plot. What is the median top speed?
4. Look at the athletes along the wall.
5. SURF'S UP! Do this with a friend. Have your friend count while you try to balance on the red feet. Then do it again on the blue feet. Count for your friend when he or she does the same. Record your results.
6. WE'RE OFF! Do this with 2 friends. Record your starting
times. When you get back to school, make a multiple line graph of
7. Look at the speed chart by the Pitching Cage to answer these questions.
How much faster is a golf ball than a bowling ball?