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  • Berry Farm Vs Six Flags Case Study

    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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  • Dorney Park Research Paper

    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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  • Cedar Point Amusement Park

    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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  • 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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  • Kingda Ka Research Paper

    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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  • Roller Coaster Engineering Career Essay

    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

    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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  • Personal Narrative Essay: Valley Fair

    First we got to Valley fair! Valley fair is a roller coaster park. I went with my cousin my sister my mom and my sisters friend! I was excited to go swimming and go on the rides. Valley fair is 2 hours away. First we got to the wave pool there was big waves was jumping over the waves and diving into them with my cousin it was entertaining. After that me and my mom went to the slides that go straight down and the…

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  • Amusement Parks

    was a midway consisting of restaurants, shops, belly dancers, theaters, and a giant wheel designed by George W. Ferris (Baughman et al., 2001). The concept of the amusement park was born. One of the first major amusement parks in the United State was Jones’s Wood in New York City, which hosted such attractions as billiards, bowling, and donkey rides (Baughman et al., 2001). These tame attractions soon made way for more exciting developments, such as the construction of Coney Island on Long…

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  • Roaring Tiger Research Paper

    Why hello there adventurers, are you ready to soar through the jungle on the new hit roller coaster Roaring Tiger? There are some pretty interesting things about this coaster I think you all will certainly enjoy. 855 feet (260.604 in meters) will be covered by this coaster, additionally the ride will reach a top speed of 90 miles per hour! To get into that raging speed, the car accelerates from 5-90 miles per hour in a blink of a second. Plus, each cart itself without a passenger is about 550…

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