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ERIC Number: EJ1115368
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Nov
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8148
Science 101: How Do People Design Safe Amusement Park Rides?
Robertson, Bill
Science and Children, v53 n3 p78-80 Nov 2015
To address the question of how people design safe amusement park rides, Bill Robertson focuses on the factors designers must consider so that human bodies don't experience too large an acceleration (any change in speed and/or direction) or "g-force" (the acceleration an object undergoes while freely falling, with no air resistance, under the influence of Earth's gravity).
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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