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Team Lowe – Session 1 Day 4

For our research, today, we had to leave the safety of our lab and venture to the great outdoors! We went to the Black Water Sledding Park to test the effects of friction on velocity.  To get down the hill, … Continue reading

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Team Lowe – Session 1 Day 3

We started the day by working on the plans for our final roller coaster model.  We built the base, and are working on the four corners of the support systems. We are also working on the support beams, loops, and … Continue reading

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Team Lowe ♥ Session 1 Day 1:

Our scientist, Sarah Deacon, proposed a question to our group: Why are roller coasters fun?

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Team Lowe – Session 1 Day 2:

Today we discussed the math formulas involved in calculating acceleration and velocity of our marbles on our ramps.  We also calculated the maximum height of our roller coaster’s loop.    Sarah Deacon, our scientist, helped us create an Excel file to … Continue reading

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