Mrsstadsciencefair
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Question about Build a Paper Roller Coaster activity

Postby Mrsstadsciencefair » Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:14 am

Which is better for making a paper roller coaster, card stock or copy paper? And if it's card stock, which weight is best?




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Re: Question about Build a Paper Roller Coaster activity

Postby AmyCowen » Thu Feb 18, 2021 6:24 pm

Hi - You may find that cardstock will work better than regular printer paper. The Lesson Plan version of this activity also suggests cardstock (https://www.sciencebuddies.org/teacher- ... #materials).

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Re: Question about Build a Paper Roller Coaster activity

Postby Mrsstadsciencefair » Fri Feb 19, 2021 5:05 am

Thanks! Starting this in a week, just wanted to be prepared!

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Re: Question about Build a Paper Roller Coaster activity

Postby AmyCowen » Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:03 am

I hope it goes well and that your students enjoy the process!

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