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Q2 Thrill Rides Science

2. Visual Learning

Thrill rides and energy

Your challenge is to list the characteristics of a Thrill Ride that would have the most potential energy and the characteristics of one with the most kinetic energy. Check with your teacher about how to demonstrate that you understand them as they relate to a roller coaster ride. You might explain these two terms with complete sentences and sketches, by acting or demonstrating by acting them out, create a drawing, or record in a Flip video how these terms apply to roller coasters and give some examples.

Watch the video from the Adventure Academy on Potential and Kinetic Energy

If you are having trouble remembering or understanding what Kinetic and Potential Energy are consider these resources: 

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MITECS Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

3. Knowledge Constructor
c. Curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods

5. Computational Thinker
b. Collect data or identify relevant data sets

6. Creative Communicator
b. Create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations