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  • Physical Science: Roller Coasters

    Jack A. Quist Eric Bartel Physical Science November 11, 2015 Roller Coasters Roller coasters originate from Russia, and they are one of the world's top thrill givers. They can be made out of a few different materials. There are a vast range of roller coasters. Roller coasters can be small or big, they can be on land or in water, There is wooden roller coasters and metal roller coasters, and they can be inside or outside. Two of my classmates and I created a roller coaster of our own. We made hills, drops, loops, and twists. We would have a marble be our cart and we had to get the marble to the end, and in the grand finale without it falling out. The First successful roller coaster was created in 1884. It made its grand opening at New…

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  • Informative Speech On Roller Coasters

    Why do we go on roller coasters? Well it is probably because the moment you exit one and regain your senses, you hesitate and then you get right back in line to do it again. However, as you get in line do you stop and think about the long hours of time put in to build and a design one of these scream machines rides known as roller coasters. Well probably not. You may ask yourself why you should listen to me; well to put it simply I have ridden many roller coasters and a huge fan of them.…

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  • Roller Coasters Research Paper

    Garciano, Mark, and Jeff Wurfel. "Roller Coasters." Roller Coasters. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Nov. 2015. This source discusses the history of roller coasters, the progression of them through the years as well as analyzes the aspects that come along with the rides. One specific aspect are the people that get in line to ride these coasters. The authors argue that these people can be grouped into 3 categories: people that love roller coasters, people that like them and then people that cannot stomach…

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  • Descriptive Letter To A Roller Coaster

    Letter of Recommendation—Roller Coaster Roller Coaster was my biggest nightmare when I was young. Unlike other kids, I begged for not going to those amusement parks and my parents were surprised. I was afraid of sitting in an accelerating car at that time, so roller coaster wasn’t even an acceptable concept for me. I couldn’t imagine myself getting tortured by that flying machine, and I couldn’t understand why so many people waited in a queue measured in hours for it. My mother used to incite…

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  • Personal Narrative: Overcoming My Fear Of Roller Coasters

    It was a luminous and beautiful day in Hot Springs, Arkansas at Magic Springs, and all of my best friends were with me. I knew that my friends were going to want to ride a roller coaster, but I was terrified of them. Roller coasters had been my number one fear until that day, but I overcame that fear that day. On a tropical and humid day the first roller coaster that my friends and I rode was not as atrocious as I thought it would be, consequently, I had decided to ride it. I had overcame my…

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  • Teardrop Design

    of gravity. The normal force however has a small magnitude at the top of the loop (where the rider often feels weightless) and a large magnitude at the bottom of the loop (where the rider often feels heavy). PHYSICS: PHYSICS BEHIND ROLLER COASTER LOOP HOW ROLLER COASTER LOOPS WORK When a roller coaster starts, there is most likely the first hill that is the biggest out of all the others. The reason for this is because at the top of the first hill, there is the maximum potential energy. As…

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  • Physics: The Physics Of Roller Coasters

    explain how potential energy is converted into kinetic energy throughout the roller coaster. Two variations of roller coasters will be built. The roller coasters will be used to compare how the marble’s energy is affected by the hills, turns or loops of each roller coaster. Now let’s test their potential. The concept of a roller coaster can be dated back as far as the 1400’s. According to research, the Russians were the first to have come up with the basic idea for a thrill ride. The winter…

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  • Personal Narrative: Happiness Is Not Found On A Roller Coaster

    Happiness Is Not Found on a Roller Coaster “Second thoughts? Too late. Get ready to scream!” The booming voice said over the speakers. Everyone around new this meant another car was about to take off for an intense ride on the timeless roller coaster, California Screamin'. In just a few seconds they would be off, gone to travel over the track in a bright blur. The screams enclosed the car with the force of adrenaline as it appeared and disappeared in a flash. I heard the happy and terrified…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Roller Coaster

    no time for a break, we were off to the next one. By “one”, I mean roller coaster, but this wasn’t just any other roller coaster, this was the Dragster. The record breaking, rapid and towering Dragster which was located at the amusement park Cedar Point, in Ohio. I watched my friends walk briskly in front of me anticipating the next thrill. We were walking with Baylee in front, Abby following her, Tiffany next, Megan after her, and Alyssa dragging behind with me. All of us were suited in…

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  • Personal Narrative-The Roller Coaster

    As the metal gates swung open, I jumped back with fear, bumping my mom. "Sorry mom, I'm really scared." I said, with my voice shaking. I looked down at my trembling hands as I climbed into the seat on my right. I pulled the padded bar over my head. I took a deep breath. "I'm so nervous!" The roller coaster started moving. Crack, crack, crack, slowly went the roller coaster. My hands started to tremble again. I focused on the crack, crack, crack to get my trembling hands off my mind. A slow turn…

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