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Y7 Physics Webquest

TASK 1) Design a Roller Coaster –

www.learner.org

Design your roller coaster to achieve an overall “thumbs up” rating for Fun and Safety. 

List below what the individual designs would have to be for

1) Height of the First Hill 

2) Shape of the First Hill 

3) The Exit Path 

4) Height of the Second Hill 

5) The Loop

 

TASK 2) Skateboard Science

www.exploratorium.edu (use the 'trick science' tab at the top)

1) What is an ollie

2) Describe the physics of another trick

 

TASK 3) Fear of Physics 

www.fearofphysics.com

Choose and “play with” at least 4 of the topics presented and write down 3 things you have learned from this website.

1)

2)

3)

 

TASK 4) The Experiments of Galileo 

www.pbs.org

Perform the experiments of Galileo - Falling Objects | Projectiles | Inclined Planes | PendulumsThe Physics of 

 

TASK 5) Baseball

www.exploratorium.edu

1) Play the Fastball Reaction Time Exhibit Game

2) How do you throw a curveball?

 

TASK 6) Projectile Motion Game

www.interactivestuff.org

1) Just Play!

 

TASK 7) Forces Game -  Play the "Forces" Game 

www.bbc.co.uk

 

 

TASK 8) Design your own junkward war dragster!!!!

school.discoveryeducation.com

 

TASK 9) Play with the Simulations / Projectile Motion & Energy Skate Park!

phet.colorado.edu