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    California has two amusement parks located relatively close to eachother. Knotts Berry Farm and Six Flags, which offer games, amusement rides, and great food. Sometimes it can be difficult to decide which park is best for your family, but not in this case. It’s very clear which park is better, but since you’re still weary i’m taking it upon myself to take an in depth look at both of them to tell you why Knotts Berry Farm is a total rip off compared to Six Flags. Let’s begin by comparing numbers of roller coasters and quality of roller coasters against each other. At Six Flags corner we have 19 roller coasters with the best being X2 a wing coaster that operates 20 stories high(200 feet), has a top speed of 76 mph, and with a track length of…

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    Roller Coasters History

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    The history of the roller coaster is vastly spread across the centuries. So we are here to tell you all about the “ups and downs” of the roller coasters’ legacy. If you have been on a roller coaster, you know the thrill of the amazing ride. So let us get started. Roller coasters were first built in the Russian Mountains near towns in the 15th and 16th centuries (Source A). The coasters were ice sleds and some were as tall as 70 feet in the air (Source A).The sleds had seats of straw which were…

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    Kingda Ka Research Paper

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    Certain roller coasters hold records for being the tallest or for being the fastest. One of those record-breaking roller coasters is the Kingda Ka. The Kingda Ka is the tallest steel roller coaster and the second fastest steel roller coaster in the United States available for the public. “This upside down U-shaped track bolts up 45 stories in the sky—that’s 456 feet high!” (Six Flags). At the pinnacle of the roller coaster the cart possesses a lot of potential energy which converts into kinetic…

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    field trip all eighth graders look forward to years in advance. Parsippany students have been going to Dorney Park for a field trip in eighth grade for the past sixteen years and it has always been wonderful. Thankfully, June 9th was a gorgeous day in spring, a perfect day to go to Dorney Park. The amusement park and waterpark consists of towering roller coasters, astonishing thrill rides, amusing water rides, and much more. One side of the park contains an abundance of dry rides for guests of…

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    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 coaster engineers work with a design team in a variety of tasks concerning the construction of roller coasters. The main duties involve deciding what type of roller coaster to use, determining how to place the track, developing the controls systems and verifying that the ride is safe for the public. Generally, engineers try to make rides exciting by including special arrangements that enhance some element of the ride. Loops in the track, embankments and the use of natural scenery are some…

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    Roller Coasters Essay

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    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…

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    wide array of rides and attractions. Just like the towering roller coasters and thrilling drop tower rides that dominate the skyline and penetrate the sky high above the lakeshore, the park stands out among all others across the globe. The massive hills and loops of winding steel stand for not only a thrill seeker’s dream and marvels of human ingenuity and engineering, but also represent the park’s power and status in the amusement park industry, and are like shining trophies displaying proudly…

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    Road Warrior 3,000 The sun had just gone down, the lights from the steel roller coaster lit up. All around there were kids squealing with laughter and excitement..This was one of the biggest scream machines, now Imagine yourself on top of the Grand Canyon 1,500 ft in the sky. Located in Phoenix Arizona at castles n coasters is the Road warrior 3,000 waiting for someone. Are you ready to feel what it's like to go 128 mph?, well it's here Road Warrior 3,000. This magnificent roller coaster…

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    Roller Coaster Biome

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    Would you like to try the most terrorising ride of your life?. Or how about the trend of blood pulsing through-out your whole entire body, Bring back memorise of the first time you rode a roller coaster. We have answered your prays in the form of the new biome coaster, The largest, fastest and most ruthless ride that has ever been created, The coaster consists of four different biomes which are; jungle biome desert biome grassland biome and a snow biome. As you start your journey, climbing…

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