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Roller Coaster Physics

  • 16+ years
  • 11 models
  • 6-8 students
  • 2037 pieces
  • Item No. 78880
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Description

This set is designed to help students as they design and conduct scientific investigations, identify variables of the problem and adapt models to improve performance. Learn data collection charting and reporting of experimental results. Builds 11 models, including two lab stations, one at a time.

  • Requires 2 AA batteries (not included)

Key Features & Concepts

  • Measurement in 3D Trigonometry
  • Time of Flight
  • Uniform Acceleration
  • Elastic Collision in 2 dimensions
  • Centripetal Force and Acceleration
  • Centripetal Force in a Vertical Direction
  • Weightiness and Weightlessness
  • The Physics of the Clothoid Loop

61 page teachers guide and includes 9 lab lessons.

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