Goal: Build a marble rollercoaster using hollow foam tubing and marbles.
Learning outcomes: basic physics concepts applicable to roller coaster construction, including potential energy, kinetic energy, and momentum
Grade levels: 3-6 grade
Activity time: 2-3 hours
Toolbox includes a class set with five (5) student team kits with all project materials.
Toolbox also comes with a Teachers Guide that includes:
- Lesson Plan
- Build instructions with photos
- Extension/Enrichment ideas
- Parent Participation Note