Catch a Meter Stick - 1A20.60
- Hold a meter stick up and have a student volunteer hold his fingers beside the 50cm point.
- Ask the student to grab the meter stick the instant he sees you drop it.
- Drop the meter stick.
- After the student catches the meter stick, measure the distance from the 50cm mark to the point where he caught the meter stick.
- Convert distance to reaction time: t = square root of (2d/g).
Location: Jacobs B122 - Shelf 285