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The swimmers swam more quickly when they wore swim caps.

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Time required:
It will take an hour to set up the experiment, and 3 hours to conduct it.
Material availability:
The swim caps can be purchased from a sports store.
Safety concerns:

Ensure that all of the participants are confident swimmers and have a life-guard on standby at all times.