Catapults

Ready, aim, fire! Launch to a new level of understanding as scholars build and test their own catapults. Learners explore lever design and how adjusting the fulcrum changes the outcome. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Encourage early finishers to create and test their own catapult designs
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires the use of a specific set of materials
  • Reinforce proper laboratory safety prior to launching catapults
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Pros
  • Includes connections to additional lab activities
  • Provides a set of challenge questions
Cons
  • None