Roller Coaster Physics: STEM in Action

Grades 5-8 / Science / Motion
Lesson Objective
Use knowledge of energy and motion to construct roller coasters
Length
14 min
Questions to Consider
How does "chiming" benefit both the teacher and students?
Why does having more constraints make students better problem solvers?
What strategies does Ms. Migdol use to get all students engaged in this project?

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  • Roller Coaster Challenge Lesson 1

    Roller Coaster Challenge Lesson 1

  • Roller Coaster Challenge Lesson 2

    Roller Coaster Challenge Lesson 2

  • Roller Coaster Challenge Worksheet

    Roller Coaster Challenge Worksheet

  • Roller Coaster Physics Program Transcript

    Roller Coaster Physics program transcript

  • Oceanside Schools Project Extra

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