Roller Coaster Design Activity
Objective: To design and build a simple, to scale, 3-D,
roller coaster model.
Design a roller coaster on paper, show the velocities, gs felt,
and heights. The diagram needs to be neat and readable. The model is
to be to scale on a piece of card board. The track is made from
paper. The supports are made from manila folder or foam core board.
The lines on the track represent the cross-ties on the track. Please
print them off on a computer or draw them VERY neatly and evenly
Your design must at least have an initial drop, a hill, a loop
and a banked curve.
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Author: Tony Wayne
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