OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – A group at iMiddle are building roller coasters this week.
This project lets students learn about the engineering that goes into building a real life one.
They used marbles to test their tracks.
Students say they enjoyed building them and discovered a lot about what it takes to make those thrilling rides.
“It’s pretty fun so far because I always wanted to build a roller coaster, building it and having fun with friends.”
“We did the loop on the roller coaster, that was a little different because we had to tape it a certain way, and if you didn’t tape it a certain way, then it would go off the track and get crazy.”
The roller coaster will be judged by officials at Kentucky Kingdom Theme Park in Louisville.
(This story was originally published on August 16, 2019)