Levels: Grades 3-12
Topics: physics, forces
Description: What is the best way to learn about the forces of energy and motion? Build a roller coaster! This resource not only explains how coasters work, but also allows students to design a ride that must pass a safety inspection. You'll also learn about the physics behind other amusement park rides and examine bumper cars with an eye toward Newton's laws.
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