Imagineering the Future

Presenters: Timothy Spafford

Presentation Description

A peek into how Disney engineers the theme parks we all know and love! Students learn the basics of potential and kinetic energy applications involved with roller coasters design and enjoyment. Simplifies the centripetal forces involved with the twists and turns. As well as friction and how it leads to the sudden stops that characterize many of Disney’s roller coasters. Students participate in a competition to design and build the best roller coaster inspired by a new understanding of forces, energy and Imagineering.

Learning Outcomes

To be determined



Presentation uploaded on 08/27/2014 6:35 PM