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  1. ROLLER COASTER’S • THE SCIENCE MATH AND ENGINEERING BEHIND THE FUN

  2. Amusement Park Physics What is the force behind the fun. This site presents information about the physics of amusement park rides. You can also find some history about coasters on this site. http://www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics/ Roller Coaster G Forces: This website will help you understand the concepts of G Forces. http://www.glenbrook.k12.il.us/gbssci/phys/mmedia/circmot/rcd.html Kinetic and Potential Energy: This site provides information about potential energy, kinetic energy, as well as various other kinds of energy that is involved with designing and creating roller coasters. http://www.glencoe.com/sec/science/cgibin/splitwindow.cgi?top http://www.glencoe.com/sec/science/top2.html http://library.thinkquest.org/2745/data/ke.htm How Roller Coasters Work: This site discusses the various energies needed to make a roller coaster work. It also discusses wooden and steal coasters as well as the components of a roller coaster. http://science.howstuffworks.com/rollercoaster2.Htm

  3. Potential energy Gives way to KINETIC ENERGY WE ALSO HAVE ACCELERATION, INNERTIA, AND FRICTION FORCES ACTING ON THE ROLLER COASTER

  4. The Ultimate Roller Coaster: Everything you wanted to know about coasters. It has pictures, history and information about coasters from all over http://www.ultimaterollercoaster.com Coaster Quest: How does that work? This site answers many more coaster questions. http://www.coasterquest.com/howitworks.htm Roller Coaster Safety: This site provides an explanation on how and why rider safety is monitored on roller coasters http://www.coasterquest.com/coastersafety.htm Ultimate Coaster: The site list roller coasters and give information about each. Choose one to three coasters to preview in your PowerPoint presentation. http://www.ultimatecoaster.com/ridereviews.asp

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