WebQuest

Coasting Along

Process

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Process 1:

Gather research on roller coasters and complete the research response sheet. 

http://www.aceonline.org/CoasterHistory/

http://science.howstuffworks.com/engineering/structural/roller-coaster.htm

http://www.unitedstreaming.com/videos/dsc/externalApplications/interactiveVideos/index.html?vid=12R

http://www.britannica.com/topic/roller-coaster

http://www.kidzworld.com/article/4633-how-roller-coasters-work

http://www.learner.org/interactives/parkphysics/parkphysics.html

http://discoverykids.com/games/build-a-coaster/

http://www.fearofphysics.com/Roller/roller.html

http://pbskids.org/fetch/games/coaster/index.html


Process 2:

Use the links above (and any others that you find) to research the science and math behind roller coasters. Complete the response sheet and the calculations work sheet


Process 3:

Find information about any five roller coasters and complete the information sheet


Process 4:

Watch the scale drawing tutorial then complete the Quizizz assignment about scale drawings


Process 5:

Choose one roller coaster to analyze. Create a scale drawing and include a key


Process 6:

Watch the interpreting slope video then complete the Slope Stories activity that involves matching graphs with stories


Process 7:

Create a roller coaster using the roller coaster game link from below.  Create a scale drawing of your roller coaster. Be sure to include a key. Answer the questions about your coaster. Then create a distance versus time graph of your roller coaster


Process 8:

Create a presentation to display the information from processes 1-7. Refer to the evaluation tab for the rubric. Create a scale model of your roller coaster.



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  • Scale Drawing Quizizz
    Description: Complete the quiz on scale drawings. Click the link then enter the following game code 550401

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  • Slope Stories
    Description: Analyze each graph. Apply what you know about interpreting slope to determine which story matches each graph.

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  • Roller Coaster Design Data
    Description: Use the roller coaster game to help you design your roller coaster. Use this response sheet to draw a scale model and calculate PE, KE, and velocity

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