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Speeding Lab Sept. 12th 2014

 

Today we tried to catch some speeders on Cooper road. We counted 10 cars and tried to figure out their speed by recording how much time it took them to get from one point to another.

 

1.) Gathered materials

2.) Organized logistics of the experiment

3.) Went outside to measure 10 meters in order to establish marking points

4.) Set one person at each end of the 10 meters with stopwatches in hand

5.) Each time a car passes the first person the times start and as the car passes the second person the timers stop

6.) Repeat step 5 for 10 cars

 

Our result is that we didn’t catch any speeders and we are happy to say that Cooper road is a very safety road and the people of Irondequoit are driving with an appropriate save speed.

If we were to improve our experiment, we’d need to be more verbal, better communication, be more specific at our car descriptions.

  

 

 

Car

Description

Speed

Speed limit

1

grey Jeep

7.6

15.6

2

black

8.1

15.6

3

grey

10.8

15.6

4

tan

10.2

15.6

5

white

8.5

15.6

6

blue

8.9

15.6

7

blue

9.5

15.6

8

light brown

9.7

15.6

9

white

9.1

15.6

10

School Bus

8.2

15.6

 

 

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