Las Vegas Ferris Wheel
by Laura Lanza
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Act One
Act Two
 Teacher noteThe ferris wheel will be 520 feet in diameter.
A full rotation will take about 30 minutes.
Act Three
 Teacher noteThe ferris wheel is scheduled to be complete midway through 2014.
Sequel
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Since wheels operate on the principle of balanced forces, how does this one keep from collapsing with only part of the wheel in place?











What is the circumference of the ferris wheel, and how much is missing?




how many people will be able to ride the ferris wheel when it is complete?



















What is the height of the Ferris Wheel compared to the height of the hotels around Vegas?


















How much more white metal tubing is needed to complete the full circle of the ferris wheel?


Does this "wheel" go all the way around or just swing back and forth?












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