Roller Coaster Ride
Acceleration and Motion
From the Series Amusement Park Science
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.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||Science, STEM, STEM: Physical Science|
|Publisher||Hungry Tomato Ltd.|
|Number of Pages||32|
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.