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Origami Grasshoppers


Origami Grasshoppers

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Create three grasshoppers from different sized paper squares. Make a hypothesis as to which grasshopper will "hop" the best. Practice hopping the grasshoppers and then hop each one 5 times. Record the data and figure out which hopped the best. Discuss how you measured "best" i.e., which variables were you measuring to evaluate the hops? List as many variables (things that were different or that changed) as you can...
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Date Added to MERLOT: February 14, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: December 08, 2014
Submitter: Jodye Selco
Keywords: experimental design, investigation, math and science connection, mathematics, science, experiment


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Primary Audience: Grade School, Middle School, High School
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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
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