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Roller Coasters

In this activity learners will build roller coasters and test them using small balls or marbles. Learners will use science process skills such as problem solving and making predictions while they build. Activity includes caregiver prompts and extension ideas. This activity is appropriate for ages 0-3 with adult supervision.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$5 - $10 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 4 - adult

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Subjects


  • Engineering and Technology
    • Engineering
  • Mathematics
    • Measurement
    • Problem Solving
  • Physical Sciences
    • Motion and Forces
  • The Nature of Science
    • The Scientific Process

Informal Categories


  • Model Building

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