Roller Coaster Physics DVD

Discovery Education

$59.95 $69.95
SKU: DC775874
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 25
Copyright: 2004

Alt Formats:
Teacher's Guide
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Marc Record

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Roller coasters are so much fun thanks to friction, potential energy, gravity, and acceleration. Learn about the wonderful world of applied physics in this presentation. Segments include the following:
  • Roller Coaster Physics: Strap in and take some terrifying turns on the scariest amusement park attractions in the world.
  • The Planet Electric: The physics of motion extends to the creation of electricity. See how electric generators rely on mechanical motion to create electricity.