Spring 2020

Roller Coaster Ride

Acceleration and Motion

From the Series Amusement Park Science

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

You know that funny feeling you get in your stomach on an amusement park ride? That’s caused by the speed and steep drops the ride takes. Learn more about forces and motion by examining the science behind a roller coaster ride! The high-speed thrills of a roller coaster have it all: acceleration, gravitational forces, friction, inertia, speed, velocity, and more.

All the topics are explained in bite-size, easy-to-understand nuggets. Photographs and clever illustrations throughout will draw readers into the science. Plus, a “That’s Incredible” fact on each spread helps keep them entertained.

Format Your Price
Temporarily out of stock
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science, STEM, STEM: Physical Science
Copyright 2020
Publisher Hungry Tomato Ltd.
Imprint Hungry Tomato
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2020-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF051140, JNF051130
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Features Index and Table of contents

Author: John Allan

John Allan lives by the sea on the south coast of England. He loves the outdoors and most sports. John has written on a wide variety of topics for children, including math, science, and sports.