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  • Roller Coasters Essay

    Roller coasters are truly a work of art engineers must think hard about,if the ride will be fast enough to go past the obstacles if the passengers will remain safe at all time.Its fascinating history from where it originated from to how it got to its modern day form.To how it works,the physics it has to do the things it does really shows how complicated roller coasters can really be.What is the experience that one engineer had doing a project in a middle school classroom. The direct ancestors of roller coast­ers are monumental ice slides which are long, steep wooden­ slides covered in ice,that were popular in Russia in the 16th and 17th centuries.Although roller coasters are not known for using sleds they are known for using carts.This idea became when a few entrepreneurial Frenchmen brought their ideas to France.The warmer climate of France meant that the ice would melt, so the French started building waxed slides instead, eventually adding wheels to the sleds. In 1817 the Russian Mountains of Belleville became the first roller…

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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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  • 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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  • Physics Of Roller Coasters Essay

    Physics can often explain many of the everyday activities of life; from playing football to ice skating to visiting an amusement park. Most people step into an amusement park excited for the thrill of riding all of the roller coasters without ever giving any thought to the physics behind the ride. There are several components of physics which contribute to the thrill of roller coasters, including gravitational forces, the law of conservation of energy, friction, centripetal force, and normal…

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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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  • 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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  • Personal Narrative: The Influence Of Roller Coasters

    If you ever get scared or nervous when it comes to roller coasters, me too. The roller coasters height and turns trigger the excitement of many. When I rode my first roller coaster, at Disneyland, my father told me, before going on, that it may look high and scary, but if you keep your head back and hold on you will have an exciting experience. Later on, I learned that keeping your head back and holding on causes less back and neck pain. The impact on the neck when the roller coaster has stopped…

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  • Persuasive Speech On Roller Coasters

    Ever wish you could ride a wonderful roller coaster that will blow you away? Want a chance to relax and cool off? Well then, I invite you to come and ride the Wacky Waterfall at Kennywood in Pittsburgh, PA. This is an intense ride with a 200 foot drop! However, keep in mind that you are guaranteed to become wet on this roller coaster; which is wonderful for a super hot summer day! While waiting in line, take advantage of snack stations along the way to grab a treat before boarding the train…

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  • Compare And Contrast Roller Coasters Of Love

    The Chills of Roller Coasters and Thrills of Love Amusement parks and weddings are not usually thought of as similar places or functions. The “I do’s” said at a wedding ceremony do not exactly correlate with the screams and thrills of an amusement park. But aside from all the obvious differences; the home of screams and thrills and the ultimate ceremony of love have more in common than meets the eye. Amusement parks are the home of roller coasters while weddings are a symbol of ultimate love,…

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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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