Roller Coasters



Your task for this WebQuest is to research and record data on both 3 early roller


coasters locations and the materials used then to the materials used now.


The second task for the WebQuest is to select 5 theme parks in the United


States and provide the following information:


                                      Park name


                                      name of roller coaster


                                      height of coaster


                                      speed of coaster


                                      length of ride


Then calculate the following: 


                  The time duration of the roller coaster ride?


                  The average acceleration for each roller coaster?


                  The distance, rate of speed and the time duration?


                  The acceleration and how does it relate to roller coaster thrill?


Then you are to go to the website: http://www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics/coaster to perform simulations.  Write a detailed description of what you do at the website.




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