Amusement Park Rides

By David & Samarth

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Sketch

At the bottom of thw ferris wheel there is a triangle split in half which you can use Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of the longest side.There are also 2 right triangles at the bottom.The triangle also has 2 congruent triangles inside it.The circle is split in half in many ways so those are 2 congruent semi circles
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Truss

Trusses are used for supporting the ride.If there are no trusses then they wouldn't even move.
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Potential and Kinetic energy

The ride has the most potential energy at the top.It has the mostkinetic at the bottom.

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What we learned about designing an amusement ride is that you use angles,parallel lines,& three dimensional shapes.

Reflect

6a.I used what I learned by maybe building a house and measuring how the roof will fit.b.If you are trying to build support for whatever your building like a tower,measure it.c.by checking the volume of a shape on the STAAR Test