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Amusement Park Physics What are the forces behind the fun?  Amusement park rides use physics laws to simulate danger, while the rides themselves are typically very safe. How do physics laws affect amusement park ride design? On this site you'll have a chance to find out by designing your own roller coaster. Plan it carefully--it has to pass a safety inspection. is designed as a resource for teachers, students, or anyone interested in cool, simple and easy-to-do science experiments.
Discover The Discover magazine web site.  Read all about science, technology, and the future.
Exploratorium Online since 1993, the Exploratorium was one of the first science museums to build a site on the World Wide Web. Their site now contains over 18 thousand award-winning Web pages exploring hundreds of different topics.
HowStuffWorks HowStuffWorks, a subsidiary of Discovery Communications, is the award-winning source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works.
MadSci Network MadSci Network represents a collective cranium of scientists providing answers to your questions.
Mythbusters The homepage for the popular Discovery Channel show. 
Mythbusters Results Complete results from every myth tested on the television show Mythbusters. Includes episode summaries and the outcome of confirmed, busted, or plausible.
National Geographic The website for the National Geographic Society.  Find facts, photos, videos, and search the National Geographic archives.
Popular Science The website for Popular Science magazine.
Roller Coaster Database The Roller Coaster Database is a comprehensive archive of practically every roller coaster in the world.  Find facts, specs, and photos of coasters and compare everything from height, vertical drop, speed, and length. This website contains an archive of amazing science videos.
Science Toys Make toys at home with common household materials, often in only a few minutes, that demonstrate fascinating scientific principles.
Games Here is a list of some online games that are based on physical science concepts!

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