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Roller Coaster Model Relations

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relation created by Mario Belloni

The Easy Java Simulations Modeling and Authoring Tool is needed to explore the computational model used in the Roller Coaster.


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relation created by Wolfgang Christian

A BQ Learning resource that uses this OSP item.


relation created by wee lookang

This resource allows this derived works to be created, that has drag force, graphical representations of v vs t and E vs t.
Thanks Micheal Gallis & Wolfgang Christian!


relation created by Andreu Glasmann

The Roller Coaster Model simulates the energy transfer between kinetic and potential energy; both types of energy are covered in Physlet Physics chapter 7.


relation created by Caroline Hall

In this self-paced multimedia tutorial for middle school, students develop literacy skills as they explore kinetic and potential energy in a roller coaster.


relation created by Caroline Hall

In this hands-on activity for grades 7-9, students build a physical model of a roller coaster with foam pipe insulation and marbles. Includes assessments, rubric, and worksheet.



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