The Thrills and Chills of Roller Coasters Presented by: Hunter Tuccio Project 16 6/8/11
Roller Coasters are very thrilling. When you go on one it gets your body moving and makes your stomach go crazy. Roller Coasters are very common. From ages 13 all the way to the 70s. People love them because they make them feel very brave. You will either hate or love Roller Coasters.
The History of the Roller Coaster Roller Coasters were first built in the 1920s. The first one was built in Chicago. The idea spread from there. The first Coasters were built all out of wood and it was built to amuse people which later developed the name of amusement parks. The first one built in the Unites States was in Chicago in 1920. John Millen introduced the first friction Roller Coaster.
Did You Know? • Below are ten fun and interesting facts about roller coasters: • Fastest Roller Coaster goes 149 miles per hour • Highest Height: 494 feet • Longest One: 8,133 feet • Oldest Roller Coaster : Built in 1904 • Longest time spent on Roller coaster: 401 hours • 1959: First steel Roller Coaster • 10 new inventions of Roller Coasters • Kingdaka- Fastest Roller Coaster • Roller Coasters are based on physics • Roller coasters can be removed piece by piece
Believe It or not? Believe it or not I have never been on a roller coaster. From what I have seen Roller Coasters are fast but the rides go by very fast!!