Coaster fun

Jan. 16, 2013
Here’s a fun spin on engineering and all you need is paper, scissors, and tape — paper roller coasters. Just fold, cut, and tape colorful paper strips of heavy paper together to create sturdy roller coasters that can reach the ceiling

Here’s a fun spin on engineering and all you need is paper, scissors, and tape — paper roller coasters. Just fold, cut, and tape colorful paper strips of heavy paper together to create sturdy roller coasters that can reach the ceiling.

Paperrollercoasters.com offers everything you need to get started:

Electronic templates — A digital version of the directions with over 90 color photographs, and 11 templates suitable for printing onto card stock.

Paper templates — One set of detailed directions with over 90 color photographs and 11 templates suitable for photocopying.

Individual set — This set includes detailed directions, enough preprinted card stock (45 sheets) to build a 5-ft-tall roller coaster, and five marbles.

Class pack — With classroom use in mind, this pack includes one set of detailed directions, enough preprinted card stock to build five, 5-fttall roller coasters, and 25 marbles.

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