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Design a roller coaster--change the heights of the hills and loop-the-loop, and see what happens. If you get the coaster going too fast . . . well, you'll see, and you'll learn about motion and energy too.
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Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Applications of Newton's Laws
- Work and Energy
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Middle School
- Instructional Material
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= Interactive Simulation
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- Educators
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- application/java
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Keywords: Energy, Friction, Momentum, Rotational Motion
Record Creator: Date Metadata Instance was created July 9, 2003 by Kyle Whipple
Record Updated: Aug 13, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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Site problem

Author: Nancy Watson
Posted: June 8, 2004 at 1:31AM
Source: The PSRC collection

Site won't open

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Re: Site problem

Author: Admin

Hi Nancy,

Sorry you had a problem viewing this site.
We've checked the link and it appears to be

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Re: Site problem

Author: Bruce, ComPADRE Dir

Hi Nancy,

This page includes a java applet, and it is
sometimes rather slow to load.  It just took it
nearly a minute to load through my campus
connection.  It might take much longer through a
dial-up connection.

Thanks for the comment,


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