Amusement Park Physics: A Teacher’s Guide

Second Edition (2001)

Nathan A. Unterman


Table of Contents


General Background Information

General Field Trip Planning

Physics Background and Instructional Strategies

Triangulation

Horizontal Accelerometers and Spring Accelerometers

Background Information for Selected Rides

Sample Amusement Park Data

General Field Trip Information for Students

Student-Designed Field Trip Activity for the Amusement Park

Problem-Based Learning Field Trip Activity

Amusement Park Field Trip Question Bank

Annotated Formulae

Evaluation

Answer Key

Bibliography


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