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Just how tall can roller coasters get?

19 August 2015

Rollercoaster.

The design of The Millennium Force, Intimidator 305, Leviathan, and Fury 325 are all analysed, including  a short video clip of an exhilarating part of each ride.

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Discussion starters

  • Characteristics of technological outcomes: Use this and other examples to identify the physical attributes of technological outcomes and identify the functional attributes of technological outcomes (level 1).
  • Characteristics of technology: Use this and other examples to identify that technology involves people designing and making technological outcomes for an identified purpose (level 1).

 

 

 

 

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Keywords: roller coaster, construction and mechanical, characteristics of technological outcomes, characteristics of technology

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