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Directions: Complete the following tasks to learn about how many steps it would take to get to Katahdin.
1. How many steps would it take?
A. Half step measurement
Walk 1 lap around a 1/4 mile track. Count every left footstep and keep track of the amount of time it takes. Record your results in the space provided. Repeat three times.
1/2 Step _________ |
Time __________ |
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Ave.* ____________ |
Ave.* ___________ |
B. How many half steps per 1/4 mile? _________
C. How many 1/2 steps per mile? _________
D. How many steps in a mile? _________
E. How many steps for the entire trail? _________
F. It would take me __________ steps to hike the Appalachian Trail!
2. How many hiking hours would it take to complete the trail?
** If I hiked _______ M.P.H. for ________hours, I could hike the Appalachian Trail!!!A. How long did it take to hike 1/4 mile? _______
B. How long for one mile? _______
C. How many miles can you hike in one hour? _______
D. How many hiking hours would it take to hike the entire 2,000 miles?