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Marble Roller Coaster Activity

Marble Roller Coaster Activity
Product Description
Building and designing a marble roller coaster.
This is a great activity for motion and forces for middle and high school students.
Students use foam pipe insulation to design a roller coaster with hills, a loop and a curve.
Students must problem solve to overcome the forces of gravity and centripetal forces to get a marble to the end of the track.
Students also measure and calculate speed and acceleration at different points within the roller coaster.
Total Pages
5 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 days
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