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Measuring With Your Feet

Page history last edited by Tolboom 8 years, 1 month ago

What is the distance covered when you walk ten normal paces?

Without measuring, what is the distance covered when you walk one pace?

Why is ten an easy number to use in this example?

Pick two objects outside and put down the tape measure. You don't need it for any of the following questions.

What is the distance between these objects in paces?

What is that distance in meters?

What is that distance in centimeters?

What is that distance in kilometers?

What is that distance in feet?

What is that distance in yards?

What is that distance in miles?

What is the distance between five white lines on the band practice field in paces?

What is that distance in meters?

What is that distance in yards?

How long is an NFL football field in yards?

How long is a CFL football field in yards?

Why are they different?

If you started this activity inside the classroom, and you end this activity inside the classroom, what is your displacement?

Estimate how much distance did you covered doing this activity.

 

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