The theme park: Work done

How do rollercoasters get to the top of the ride? Video explaining why calculating work done is important in real life and how to do it.

Ages: 12-14 11-12

Topic: Motion and forces

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Work done video

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What does 'work done' mean? And why do ride engineers at the theme park need to know how to calculate it?

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Work done presentation

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Can students take on the role of ride engineer and calculate the work done for different theme park rides?

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