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Rollercoaster STEM Project

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Updated 5 months ago

1. Slide
60 seconds
2. Poll
60 seconds
Would you rather ride a rollercoaster that goes upside down 10 times in a row or a rollercoaster that drops 1000 feet in one straight shot?
  • Ride a rollercoaster that goes upside down 10 times in a row
  • Ride a rollercoaster that drops 1000 feet in one straight shot
3. Word cloud
120 seconds
What is your favorite part of a rollercoaster ride?
4. Slide
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Rollercoasters are thrilling rides at amusement parks! They take you on a fast and exciting journey. Ride a rollercoaster to experience a rush of excitement!
The Thrill of Rollercoasters
5. Slide
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Rollercoaster: A type of amusement ride that usually consists of a track made of steel or wood, which twists and turns, sometimes going upside down or backwards. Amusement Park: A large outdoor area with lots of different rides, such as rollercoasters, water rides, and carousels. Thrill Ride: A type of rollercoaster ride that is designed to give riders a feeling of excitement and fear.
6. Slide
60 seconds
Rollercoasters have to be designed carefully to make sure that the riders don't experience too much G-force, which is the force of acceleration against the body. The world's longest rollercoaster is Steel Dragon 2000 located at the Nagashima Spaland amusement park in Japan. It has a track length of 8,133 feet. The world’s tallest rollercoaster is Kingda Ka located at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey. It stands at 456 feet tall.
Did you know?
7. Open question
300 seconds
What feelings did you experience when you rode a roller coaster for the first time?
8. Poll
60 seconds
What is a loop-the-loop?
  • A circular track element that turns riders upside-down
  • A jump off the track
  • A moving platform to get on and off a ride safely
  • None of these
9. Drawings
1260 seconds
Question: How could you design the best rollercoaster? Clues: • Think of a theme you would like to focus on. • Consider the materials you will need and how they will interact. • Identify the type of rollercoaster you want to create. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Create a blueprint of your rollercoaster on paper. B. Construct a model of your rollercoaster with materials of your choice.
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