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Carousel
http://www.chevroncars.com/
learn/history/
history-carousel

Information and historical facts about carousels.

Coney Island
http://www.thecidc.org/
Planning/BBCarousell.html

Visit Coney Island on the Web. Read about its history and rides, including its historic carousel.

Model of a Carousel
http://www.walter-fendt.de
/ph14e/carousel.htm

Study centripetal force with this interactive model of a carousel.

National Carousel Association
http://www.nca-usa.org/NCAlinks.html
Links to carousel museums and Web sites.


How do you tell the lead horse on a carousel?

Physics 
Glossary

According to carousel legend, the lead horse of any carousel is always the biggest, most decorative horse. In many instances, this horse is a military or war horse. If a chariot is included in the carousel, the first horse right behind the chariot on the outside is the lead horse.

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"Amusement Park Physics" is inspired by programs from The Mechanical Universe...and Beyond.

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