Whitewater Falls

acceleration

distance

force

friction

kinetic energy

Lorentz contraction

minimum

maximum

mass

momentum

potential energy

power

relativistic time dilation

rest mass

velocity

work

Listed above are 16 physics terms. Use any 10 of these to describe the Whitewater Falls ride in paragraph form. Clearly

highlightorunderlineeach term where it appears in the paragraph(s). It is realized that some of the terms may seem a little bizarre in the context of this ride, but just remember that physics teachers sometimes have a strange sense of humor! In any case, there are enough choices so that you can either exercise your creativity with the offbeat terms, or just ignore them and still have a few conventional terms left over.

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Updated 1/26/2012