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As Fast As A Rabbit
Discrepant Events Research
LEGO Timeline
LEGO Story
A LEGO Lesson
Evaporation Activity
Condensation Activity
Raindrop Activity
Mass/Weight Misconception
Dissolving Misconception
Living Things Misconception
Air/Oxygen Misconception
Planetary Orbit Misconception
Surface Tension Demonstration
Air Pressure Paradox
Iodine/Starch Paradox
Air Pressure Paradox
Daytime Star Paradox
Mouse Simile
Rabbit Simile
Giraffe Simile
Bear Simile
Air Speed/Flight Demonstration
Cohesion Demonstration
Optical Illusion Demonstration
Lightning Demonstration
Twinkling Star Demonstration
Density Paradox

Laurie Graba



As Fast as a Rabbit



Rabbits are very swift animals due to their long hind legs.



A person may be known to be fast as a rabbit if they are swift.  The long back legs of a rabbit allow them to quickly escape possible predators Jack Rabbits are very powerful jumpers and are known to be fast runners.  They can reach speeds of up to 45 miles per hour.  Cottontail rabbits are also quick.  They tend to scurry away from predators and hide rather than race away from the scene like the jack rabbit.  The cottontail rabbit can achieve speeds of 35 miles per hour.  That is why when people are very fast, we sometimes compare their speed to that of a rabbit.