Physics of Roller Coasters

Students design a roller coaster and demonstrate their knowledge of Potential and Kinetic Energy. They determine the average velocity a given marble travels on their roller coaster and apply their knowledge of various measurement systems by converting the average velocity from cm per second to miles per hour.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
3 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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