Tinkering with Catapults

  • Lab Workshop

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Description: 

In this workshop your students will be introduced to the basic materials for a pom-pom catapult. They will be encouraged to design-build-test-repeat, and will modify their basic plan for distance, height and a goal of their own choosing. The workshop leader will offer challenges and prompts appropriate to the experience level of each group.

Cost: 

$1 per student

Duration: 

  • 50 min

Grade Level(s): 

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3

Topic: 

  • Engineering
  • Forces and Motion

Language: 

English

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