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Observation

It was observed that the Speedo Fastskin swimsuit recorded the fastest time for the container to reach the bottom of the pool and the normal polyester swimsuit took the longest time.


Swimsuit type

Time taken to drop 1.5 meter in the pool (seconds)

Average Time (seconds)

Attempt 1

Attempt 2

Attempt 3

Speedo Fastskin

3.224

3.189

3.205

3.206

Aquapel Hydrasuit

3.544

3.624

3.566

3.578

Polyester

5.235

5.243

5.23

5.236

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Complexity level:
8
Project cost ($):
120
Time required:
1 hours to prepare, 2 hours for observation
Material availability:
Swimsuits may be purchased from a swimming gear retail outlet or department store. Alternatively, you might be able to borrow these from friends.
Safety concerns:

Always be careful and aware of the risks of getting/falling into a pool. Adult supervision required. Only swimmers should enter pools.