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Title:
Gravity
Author:
Kalama, Asa.
Publication Information:
Elk Grove Village, Il. : Disney Educational Productions, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (approximately 25 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
"What is the force that puts the thrill in thrill rides? Gravity, of course! One of the biggest challenges for Imagineers in designing theme park attractions, like Disney's Rockin' Roller Coaster and The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, is figuring out the best way to work with-and sometimes against-gravity's constant 1G force. Learn to define gravity and explain the relationship between gravity, mass, and distance. Apply an understanding of forces to explain the feeling of weightlessness on a rollercoaster ride"--Container.
General Note:
Special features: instructions for a "try it yourself" experiment, a section to test your knowledge and a downloadble educator's guide.
Language:
English
Contents:
Science and imagination -- What is gravity? -- Gravity and falling objects -- Working with gravity -- Different rollercoasters -- Artificial gravity -- More than free fall.
Reading Level:
Grade level: 5-8.
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9781597532150
UPC:
786936789232
Format :
DVD

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What is the force that puts the thrill in thrill rides? Gravity, of course! One of the biggest challenges for Imagineers in designing theme park attractions, like Disney's Rockin' Roller Coaster and The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, is figuring out the