Why are zip-wires so fast?
Part of the Cornerstones Love to Investigate series, Why are zip-wires so fast? is a science investigation in which children investigate the speed a carriage travels down zip-wires made of different materials.
Format: 4 page A4 booklet
Investigation type: Comparative or fair test; Grouping and classifying
Related Curriculum Project: Scream machine
Delivery: 3-5 working days
About Love to Investigate
Get your class excited about science with our series of 126 practical scientific investigations. They cover tricky topics in new and unusual ways while encouraging children to be curious, ask questions and explore the world around them. You’ll also have no problems getting them up to speed and interested, with topics including evolution, mechanisms and air resistance.