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Ride that rollercoaster! : forces at an amusement park

Author: Richard Spilsbury; Louise Spilsbury
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Heinemann Raintree, [2016]
Series: Feel the force.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an introduction to how forces and motion work in an amusement park, including how a roller coaster works, why someone doesn't fly off a scrambler or octopus ride, and how bumper cars work.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Spilsbury; Louise Spilsbury
ISBN: 9781484625989 1484625986 9781484626030 1484626036 1484626133 9781484626139
OCLC Number: 900867492
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chielfy color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: What draws people to the park? --
Why do I feel lighter as I fall? --
How do I slide so fast? --
Am I going to fly off this ride? --
How does a rollercoaster work? --
What happens in a loop-the-loop? --
What rollercoaster features are there? --
How do bumper cars work? --
How does a simulator ride work? --
Can I have thrills without spills? --
Did you feel the force?
Series Title: Feel the force.
Responsibility: Richard and Louise Spilsbury.
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Provides an introduction to how forces and motion work in an amusement park, including how a roller coaster works, why someone doesn't fly off a scrambler or octopus ride, and how bumper cars work.

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