My project was about:
• How Rollercoasters are built
• How they are designed
• The science behind them
• The forces of a rollercoaster
A few things I learned while doing this project was that there are many more steps in creating a rollercoaster than I thought. Things such as the science behind how the hills affect the speed of the cars.
This project relates to my personal interest because I work at Kings Island Amusement Park and I love roller coasters of all sizes.
One thing I would have done better next time if is to build the model to scale of an actual rollercoaster rather than just building one that looks similar.
I am most proud of the workmanship of how I built the model and my ability to improve my construction skills.
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