Several years ago, on a thick, grey winter’s day, a chilling mist hung in the New Hampshire air. Having changed for ski practice, I was walking to the dining hall at my old school, and I passed a group of students also in ski gear as one fiercely hissed, “Well, it had better not be raining at the mountain.” I was genuinely surprised at the intensity of his unspoken threat, and turned around to say with a warm, slightly bewildered smile, “Or else what?”
(There were never any planes. I was not inclined.)
What would it look like
to have students analyze
a traffic citation from a
speed monitoring system?
- Distribute photocopies of an actual citation. (I concealed the identity of the recipient and the officer. Don’t forget the plates. If you’ve not received a citation yourself, I strongly recommend you solicit your friends & colleagues for, er… data. Here in Baltimore, you can go online and get two amazingly sharp color photos and a video for your $40.) Continue reading