1C30.55 - Catch a Meter Stick

Meter Stick

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PIRA Classification: 1C30.55

Description: A meter stick is held by the instructor while a student waits to catch it. The instructor releases the stick and the student catches it some distance up the stick, d. This distance can be converted to reaction time.

Special Instructions: Use a stop watch to determine the acceleration of the stick.

Condition: Good

Setup time: 1 minute

Safety Issues: None