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It’s Physics, But Much More Fun

While not all kids will admit that they love physics, just about every kid loves a ride on a roller coaster. The website Amusement Park Physics lets kids learn about the laws of motion that help make a roller coaster possible, and tie these to the physics they may be learning in school.

Then, kids can use the site to design their own roller coaster, complete with drops, loop the loops, and long, suspenseful climbs.

The site even includes a history of roller coasters, dating back to the 1600s, when they were simply hugle blocks of ice carved into a sled and pushed down a hill.

Check it out at this link.

Content provided by Eastern Michigan University.


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