How does a catapult work? Students will build a basic catapult that hurls marshmallows at targets. Introduce your students to levers, as well as potential and kinetic energy. They willthen test variables to engineer the most accurate catapult. A great tie-in with ancient and medieval history.
Catapult Materials Checklist (3-8) (please review)
Catapult Activity Sheets (3-8)
Catapult Construction Sheet (3-8)
Catapult Activity Sheets – Spanish (3-8)
Catapult Construction Sheet – Spanish (3-8)