Energy in a Roller Coaster Ride

Picture of the engergy forces in a roller coaster ride

Take a trip on a virtual roller coaster for National Roller Coaster Day (8/16) while learning the science behind the highlight of major amusement parks. Students will learn about gravitational potential energy and kinetic energy through a virtual interactive roller coaster. Students will enjoy supplementary videos that will help students travel on on a virtual roller coaster as they experience centripetal force and other physical science topics. Investigate the importance of forces on their lives as while students enjoy this summer at the amusement park.

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