This website allows the student to design a simple roller coaster, and it then evaluates the roller coaster based on physical principles such as potential energy and circular motion. It rates the roller coaster on safety and on fun, and it gives an explanation of the ratings for each section of the roller coaster.
- Grade 1
- Grade 6
- Grade 8
- Grade 9
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