I Feel The Need For Speed

Students are introduced to the concepts of speed, velocity, acceleration and inertia. In groups, they use the internet to research rollercoasters found in the United States and calculate their acceleration rates. They use the calculations to design and build their own rollercoasters and shares them with the class.

6th - 8th Science 23 Views 36 Downloads
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