Type:

Other

Description:

In this activity (3rd on the page), learners investigate circadian rhythms by examining how well people do with estimating time. In order to explore the question, "Do people have built in stopwatches in their heads?", learners work in pairs to conduct two time estimation tests. Learners can also explore other factors that may influence one's ability to estimate time such as age, use of "timing" strategies, time of day, and body temperature. This activity guide also includes a link to a online time estimation experiment, where learners can test their time estimation accuracy.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Data Analysis,NSDL,suprachiasmatic nucleus,sense of time,Biological science,brain,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Mathematics,Social Sciences,Psychology,Perception,Upper Elementary,Physics,High School,Elementary School,Gathering Data,Life Science,General science,Human Body,Informal Education,Middle School,circadian rhythm,Data Analysis and Probability,The Brain and Nervous System,Data Collection,Health/Medicine,Conducting Investigations,neuroscience,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926121325842T,Education,General,hypothalamus,time,estimation

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

Collections:

None
This resource has not yet been aligned.
Curriki Rating
'NR' - This resource has not been rated
NR
'NR' - This resource has not been rated

This resource has not yet been reviewed.

Not Rated Yet.

Non-profit Tax ID # 203478467