You are a new roller coaster engineer. A local amusement park is hosting a Rockin’ Roller Coaster exhibit to showcase designs of new roller coasters that are sure to excite the public. It must include drops, hills, and loops and be able to ride at fast speeds from start to finish. While designing their roller coasters, students will explore potential and kinetic energy, gravitational force, speed and direction, momentum, and how to measure speed.
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