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Visit this site: http://teachertech.rice.edu/Participants/jamerson/Lessons/roller.html

Author:Jeff Amerson
Description: A rollercoaster lesson. Students learn to calculate the speed, velocity, acceleration, and inertia of a moving object and distinguish between distance and displacement. They also calculate the acceleration rates of the nation's fastest roller coasters.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Physics

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