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### Marble Rollercoasters and Physics

Ashley McLaurin
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In this class, we will make marble rollercoasters from household materials, then use them to learn about physics - kinetic/potential energy, speed, velocity, force, and acceleration. #academic

#### Class experience

###### US Grade 3 - 5
```Apply scientific ideas or principles to design, construct, and test a system's design (rollercoaster).

Understand concepts like potential/kinetic energy, energy transformation, speed, velocity, and acceleration.

Calculate speed, velocity, acceleration, potential energy, and kinetic energy. ```
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Summative: Quiz with an answer key provided at the end of class..css-mt1z2p{-webkit-user-select:none;-moz-user-select:none;-ms-user-select:none;user-select:none;width:1em;height:1em;display:inline-block;fill:currentColor;-webkit-flex-shrink:0;-ms-flex-negative:0;flex-shrink:0;-webkit-transition:fill 200ms cubic-bezier(0.4, 0, 0.2, 1) 0ms;transition:fill 200ms cubic-bezier(0.4, 0, 0.2, 1) 0ms;font-size:inherit;vertical-align:-0.125em;text-align:center;width:1.25em;color:#A3A3A3;margin-right:0.5em;margin-top:0.2em;}Grades Offered```
```Class 1: Household building materials such as cardboard, paper, cardstock, foam tubes, tape, glue, etc. Also, paper and pencil.

Class 2: Bring your roller coasters! You will need a ruler or measuring tape, a timer (this could be on the phone), a pencil, paper, and an optional calculator.

Note sheets are added on Sundays.
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`In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:CoaterpediaRoller Coaster Game`
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`Welcome to my Outschool profile! I'm an enthusiastic science educator with a passion for inspiring young minds. With over a decade of teaching experience, I specialize in middle and high school sciences, including chemistry, physics, and... .css-gw2jo8{position:relative;display:inline-block;font-family:'Ginto Normal',sans-serif;font-style:normal;font-weight:500;font-size:1.6rem;text-align:center;text-transform:none;height:auto;max-width:100%;white-space:nowrap;cursor:pointer;-webkit-user-select:none;-moz-user-select:none;-ms-user-select:none;user-select:none;outline:none;border:none;background:none;padding:0;-webkit-transition:all ease-in-out 0.05s,outline 0s,;transition:all ease-in-out 0.05s,outline 0s,;line-height:1;color:#380596;}.css-gw2jo8:hover:not(:disabled),.css-gw2jo8:focus:not(:disabled){color:#380596;-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}.css-gw2jo8:active:not(:disabled){color:#380596;}.css-gw2jo8:disabled{color:#C2C2C2;cursor:default;}.css-gw2jo8:focus-visible{outline-width:2px;outline-style:solid;outline-color:#4B01D4;outline-offset:2px;}`

#### \$30

for 2 classes
2x per week, 1 week
45 min

Completed by 54 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 8-11
2-4 learners per class