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Core 1 Paper Coasters Video

Here’s the video of my 1st Core Paper Roller Coasters. The others will be posted as soon as I get to them. Hope you guys enjoyed this project!

Paper Roller Coaster Reflection Questions

  1. Correctly use all of the following terms in a 1 to 2 paragraph description of the way your roller coaster worked: potential energy, kinetic energy, gravity, friction, centripetal force, velocity, acceleration
  2. What was the most difficult part of this project for you individually? Explain.
  3. What was the most difficult part of this project for your group as a whole? Explain.
  4. Concerning your coaster design (support structure, track, etc) what changes would you make if you were to build your coaster again?
  5. On a scale of 1 – 10 (10 being highest), how would you rate your coaster designing and building process overall? Explain your score based one:
  • Time Management
  • Materials Management
  • Unexpected Challenges Overcome
  • Safety of your Coaster
  • How well you worked as a group to get the coaster finished on time