PBS Learning Media: Energy Transfer in a Roller Coaster
This is a self-paced multimedia tutorial for middle school that explores how cars move along a roller coaster track as a result of energy transformation. It is part of the Inspiring Middle School Literacy project, in which students develop literacy skills as they explore a focused science or math concept. They read informational text, learn and practice vocabulary words, and explore content through videos and interactive activities. When they are finished, students select and complete a writing assignment offline. Registered teacher-users may set up accounts for students over age 13 to track progress and document completion of work.