Engineering Rollercoasters a science PBL activity that is designed to get kids to see the science behind some of the most fun rides on earth! Great for getting teachers involved with the design engineering process for the first time, or introducing the scientific principles of engineering to students, this multimedia lesson plan will run for a day and really get your kids interested in learning! Using the 7E system for full student comprehension, this packet contains everything you need (besides an imagination!) to engage with your students and have a blast while teaching them the principles of kinetic and potential energy, inertia, and other scientific principals. A fully-detailed run-down of the activities, materials, and processes are given, along with all the referenced worksheets, and hand-outs. Everything is shown step-by-step, along with all of the teaching standards addressed and the lesson vocabulary to ensure everything runs smoothly.
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