How fast do humans run? Students compare the running speeds of animals, conduct data analysis to compare the race times of peers ages 11-18, and use trend data to compare how their own speed will change with age. This data science lesson integrates physical education and math.

How fast do humans run?

Students compare the running speeds of animals, conduct data analysis to compare the race times of peers ages 11-18, and use trend data to compare how their own speed will change with age. This data science lesson integrates physical education and math.

Project Basics

Takes 45-90 minutes of classroom time.

Free! No tools or microcontrollers needed.

Meets middle school technology, math, and physical education standards.

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Technical requirements

Microsoft Excel 2016 (Desktop)

Students and teachers are eligible for free Office 365 Education, which includes online Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.

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Windows 10

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