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Roller Coaster

Advances are made by answering questions.
Discoveries are made by questioning answers.

Bernard Haisch

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Introduction to the Roller Coaster Project


Part 1 - Defining the problem & asking a question

Part 2 - Conducting background research & forming a hypothesis

Part 3 - Designing an experiment to test the hypothesis

Part 4 - Conducting the experiment & collecting data

Part 5 - Analyzing the data & drawing conclusions

Part 6 - Communicating the results of the investigation

Roller Coaster Design Checklist

Roller Coaster Written Work Checklist

Sample Spreadsheet