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Carolina STEM Challenge®: Roller Coasters Kit

Product Highlights
  • Applies physical science knowledge in an engineering and design challenge
  • Hands-on engagement using a tournament-style format
  • Inspires creative problem solving, critical thinking, and teamwork
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Product Details

  • Addresses Next Generation Science Standards®: MS-PS3-2, MS-PS3-5, HS-PS3-1, HS-PS3-2, & HS-PS3-3.
  • Includes FREE 1-year access to digital resources that support three-dimensional instruction.

Grades 6–12. Explore roller coaster physics for a hands-on experience in energy transformation. Teams evaluate the descent of a sphere through loops, turns, and hills on a foam insulation track and then extend that knowledge to engineer the best structure for class challenges of highest hill, largest loop, or max velocity.

Materials support 15 design teams. Includes teacher's manual and student guide.

*Next Generation Science Standards® is a registered trademark of WestEd. Neither WestEd nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.


What’s Included:
  • 15 Foam Pipe Insulation, 6 ft long
  • 10 Steel Balls
  • 10 Wooden Balls
  • 10 Marbles
  • 2 Masking Tape
  • 1 Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide
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If for any reason you are not satisfied with this item, it is eligible for a return, exchange, refund, or credit up to 180 days from date of purchase. Restrictions may apply. Returns & Exchanges Policy.