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Subject: How do I build a model rollercoaster?

Date: Mon Jan 22 22:17:38 2001
Posted by shannon
Grade level: 7-9 School: middle school
City: saratoga State/Province: ca Country: usa
Area of science: Engineering
ID: 980219858.Eg

I want to make a small model rollercoaster for a science research 
project.  My biggest design problem so far is figuring out how to get the 
car (or ball) up the first hill.  After that, momentum will carry the 
object through a simple ride, but how do I get that object to the top?  
I'm thinking that I could build something with cranks and pulleys.  Any 

Re: How do I build a model rollercoaster?

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