Complete the following entries in your learning log journal.
Label each entry as indicated. Entries will be evaluated.
Entry 1 -
Use your prior knowledge and experience to...
A. Describe the experiences you have had on roller coaster rides at
B. Describe the forces and motion you experience while on these
Entry 2 -
A. Click on the roller coaster icon above and view the
DiscoverySchool.com "RealOne" player movie clip. You
must have RealOne Player installed to view clip. Wait for download. Click
the x when clip is done to close it.
Think about the science of roller coasters and how you experience
this science while riding one. Record your roller coaster science
experience in your journal.
B. Record the words below. You will see them as you read
articles. Knowing what they mean will help you better understand what you
Click on the blue/purple word vocabulary below to view the glossary.
Instead of just writing definitions, re-state the definition for each word
into a 1-8 word meaning that shows evidence of your comprehension. You may
also choose to draw a picture representing each meaning.
After using the glossary, click the back arrow on the glossary page
tool bar to return to this page.
Entry 3 -
Go on and complete all activities for your individual role and as a
team. (The entire WebQuest) Your final journal entry will be a brief
summary of your learning experience. Your summary may include responses to
the following: What did you learn? What did you like most? Least? How
did the team work together? If you could change anything about this
activity, what would it be?
2. balanced force
3. unbalanced force
4. centripetal force
9. gravitational force
11. kinetic energy
14. Newton's 1st law of motion
15. Newton's 2nd law of motion
16. Newton's 3rd law of motion
17. period of motion
18. potential energy
Rashida Betts, Reading Specialist
Stephen Decatur Middle School
8200 Pinewood Drive
Clinton, Maryland 20735
To contact me:
Learning Log Entry Links
Visit this link for the
Visit this link for the "Real
Player" media clip to complete "Entry 2 - part