Activity: Counting Cars


Count how many cars pass by on the road.

Make sure you do the counting from a safe place!

Choose a time, say from 11:00 to 11:10 in the morning

tally 12 Use Tally Marks to help you keep count

You can use this form. Write down the time you start, and when you finish.

Start Time End Time

Tally Marks


__ : __

__ : __


Cars Per Hour = ________

OK, off you go!

Note: If you are in a class, then each of you could choose a different time, and the teacher could put all the results together in a nice Line Graph.