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Design a roller coaster and then climb aboard and see how it rides! You can watch the ride from right above the car itself or, if your stomach isn't up to that, from a fixed position away from the track. You'll get a continuous readout of the coaster speed and acceleration.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Applications of Newton's Laws
- Work and Energy
- Middle School
- High School
- Elementary School
- Informal Education
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2004 Questacon
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Keywords: roller coaster, virtual coaster
Record Creator: Metadata instance created January 20, 2004 by Kyle Whipple
Record Updated: Feb 08, 2009 by Lyle Barbato
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AIP Format
(Questacon, Canberra, 2004), WWW Document, (
Make Tracks, (Questacon, Canberra, 2004), <>.
APA Format
Make Tracks. (2004). Retrieved September 19, 2017, from Questacon:
Chicago Format
Questacon. Make Tracks. Canberra: Questacon, 2004. (accessed 19 September 2017).
MLA Format
Make Tracks. Canberra: Questacon, 2004. 19 Sep. 2017 <>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Title = {Make Tracks}, Publisher = {Questacon}, Volume = {2017}, Number = {19 September 2017}, Year = {2004} }
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%D 2004
%I Questacon
%C Canberra
%O application/shockwave

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%0 Electronic Source
%D 2004
%T Make Tracks
%I Questacon
%V 2017
%N 19 September 2017
%9 application/shockwave

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