roller coasters

by dakota c.

INTRODUCION

If you have seen worlds of fun and you want to know what a roller coaster is and what an amusement park is? Then read on.

WHAT A ROLLER COASTER REALLY IS

A roller coaster is a thrill ride that keeps people safe. It’s also a car with open sides. A roller coasters tracks are like train tracks. It’s also a thrill ride with twists, drops, and loops.

WHAT AN AMUSMENT PARK REALLY IS

An amusement park is filled with entertainment. When people go to an amusement park they see a lot of rides. Amusement parks are different from carnivals.(ect.)

ROLLER COASTER HISTORY

Back in the day roller coasters were wooden ice covered rides. Also they were built side by side. The top platform has a car for the passengers.

THE FIRST , SECOND, AND THIRD ROLLER COASTER BUILT

The first roller coaster was built in Russia on December 26, 1400. The second roller coaster was built in New York in 1884. The third roller coaster was built in Coney Island in 1934.

MAKING A ROLLER COASTER

I will tell you how a roller coaster is made. First they use a computer to make sure it will hold. Then after that they make the footings to the superstructure. Then bulldozers and other machines come to build the roller coaster. To build the roller coaster they use steel bars also known as a rebar.

ROLLER COASTER WORKING

Gravity pulls the roller coaster. The roller coasters change speed to make it fun. When a roller coaster sloops upward the car slows down. When the roller coaster sloops downwards the car speeds up.

INTERESTING FACTS

Roller coasters can reach up to 125 mph


There are thousands of roller coasters around the world

GLOSORY

SUPPERSTRUCTURE-an above ground fame work of a roller coaster


REBAR-A framework of steel rods filled with concrete