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Test your reaction time with this interactive game!  Take control of a hungry frog and catch a fly as soon as you see or hear it.


For Educators

There are three rounds to this activity. The first round tests the student's visual reaction time. The second round tests the student's audible reaction time, and the third round randomly tests both. Within a round, students complete three trials. At the end of each round, students are shown their trial times and average. The activity pauses to allow for recording or discussion. Students can look for improvements in their reaction times, as well as compare their visual and audible times.

The "Learn More" feature provides students with information about what is occurring in the body during each reaction.

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