Reaction Time/Hang Time Lab Activity
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Find a centimeter ruler. If you do not have a centimeter ruler, click HERE to get a printable ruler.
Watch the video at the right to learn what to do with the ruler.
Note: When you catch the ruler, do not "follow" it with your fingers. Try to keep your hand in one spot when you catch the ruler.
Note: Make sure you catch the ruler a total of FIVE times. Then, calculate the average of the distance the ruler fell.