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Name: Michael
Status: other
Age: 13
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: 2000-2001


Question:
I am Doing a science project on roller coasters and i need to build a model could you help me make one with instructions or something i really need it please send back A.S.A.P.

From Michael


Replies:
Information can be gotten from a number of sources. I have included a few, including kits, books, magazine articles, computer program, video and an internet site. I hope this helps!

K'Nex has a very good model.

Robert Cartmell, The Incredible Scream Machine: A History of the Roller Coaster, Bowling Green State University, 1986.

Escobar, Carole, "Amusement Park Physics," The Physics Teacher, Volume 28 Number 7, pp. 446-453. October 1990.

Jearl Walker, "The Amateur Scientist," Scientific American, Volume 249, Number 4 (October 1983), pp. 162-169.

Exploratorium Quarterly, Volume 11 Number 1. Summer 1987.

Scientific American Frontiers The World of Science, hosted by Woodie Flowers, PBS, 8:00 p.m., October 10, 1990.

World in Motion v3.1, "Amusement Park Physics," Physics Curriculum and Instruction. 1999.

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