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Quadratic Catapult -- Physics & Algebra STEM - 21st Century Math Project
This 21st Century Math Project is a tremendous opportunity to integrate subjects in an Algebra 2 or PreCalculus classroom. Hands-on STEM based learning for hands-on student. Along using quadratic functions skills to solve projectile motion physics problems, students will engage in reflective writing
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Simple Machines Marshmallow Catapult Lab Experiment - Newton's Laws
Really fun way to teach simple machines, levers, and Newton's Laws. This is a lesson plan with the full description of how to make marshmallow catapults to launch in class. This is a formal lesson plan, usable for any observation. This was a big hit in the classroom!
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STEM Lab Science Experiment - mini marshmallow catapults lab
Challenge your students to design a catapult for mini marshmallows using primarily paper clips! This page is a printable rubric and lesson plan to use, explaining the quiz and test grades associated with the project. Adjust as needed for your class! Two copies per page. Feel free to contact me if
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Cotton Ball Catapult Launcher Activity
Cotton Ball Catapult Launcher STEAM Activity In this activity the students will be building catapults to explore forces and simple machines. I did this with my 7th graders this year and supplies for 170 students cost under $10 (I already own 6 hot glue guns already) During this activity stude
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Catapult Marshmellow experiment
In this experiment, students will act as knights, build catapults, and launch marshmallows. They are given supplies and are asked to design a catapult that can launch a marshmallow. Once they have made a design, they will measure the distance their marshmallow traveled. They will then redesign, and
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STEM Lab Science Experiment - catapult projects lab
Challenge your students to design a device out of classroom school supplies that throws a ping pong ball as far as possible. Have them working in teams to defeat this challenge! This page is a printable rubric and lesson plan to use, explaining the quiz and test grades associated with the project.
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STEM Project, Making a Catapult: Force, Work, Power and Energy
This is an exciting, hands-on STEM project in which students make small catapults with classroom supplies and collect data to calculate force, work, power, momentum and kinetic energy. At the end of the project the class can set up and compete in mini battles with their catapults in whatever type o
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Catapult PROJECT, projectiles, kinematics, physics, STEM
This fun project allows students to go a bit more in depth with projectiles. Kids have a lot of freedom, and their ability to earn an "A" is based off not just their physics skills, but their accuracy! Kids get to work in teams to make the most awesome mini catapults ever! As a teacher, this pro
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Angry Birds Catapult Activity Lab- STEM
This activity includes step-by-step intrustructions, as well as color pictures for students to build their own mini catapults. It also has a table for students to record the points earned during their launches. I added some questions at the end that require students to apply their knowledge of pot
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What is a Catapult?
What is a Catapult? is a common core activity that helps students learn about what catapults are and how they work. Students will also develop and practice higher order thinking skills.
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Catapult Project Printable
This printable is a part of my cataplut project. The students have to research how catapults work before they are permitted to begin building. Day 1: Research using this printable. (Angry Birds when they finish!) Day 2: Building and testing using the plans from Spaghetti Box Kids. Day 3: Take the
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Vectors - using simple marshmallow catapults
Using inexpensive materials that can be picked up at a hardware store, students build simple catapults for launching marshmallows. By timing and measuring distance, students can determine velocity and height.
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Physics Science Experiments STEM PACK - 8 catapults and throwers projects labs
UPDATED VERSION Can't get enough of the siege weapons labs? Get all of them in one pack with: mini marshmallow throwers, ping pong catapults, and dart throwers. Now with 5 new throwers and siege weapons labs! Challenge your students to build devices that throw objects as far as possible. This page
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Inquiry and STEM with Catapults
Integrate a STEM activity into your science classroom that builds science, technology, reading, engineering, language arts (making it STREM), and math skills by building and shooting catapults! Your students will love this hands on, inquiry based activity. The lesson takes 3, 45 minute class perio
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Build a Catapult:  STEM Challenge in a Bag
STEM Challenge in a Bag is a fun and engaging way to deliver STEM opportunities to your students. These neat little bags can be used for centers, take home science, science or STEM nights, or even sub plans. The materials for each kit are inexpensive and easy to access. Each download includes:
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Medieval Catapult Project-Force and Energy
Medieval Catapult Project-Force and Energy This is a super fun project! You can really get into this project! I played Medieval music when the students walked into the room and tried to act like I was from that time period. I told my students that we were going back in time today and they loved it
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Winter STEM Challenge - Snowball Catapult
Challenge your students to build a catapult using only the materials provided This download comes with: * Student Worksheet * Teacher's Guide * Diagram of how to think like an engineer ***************************************************************************** Below is a list of other STEM Act
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STEM Lab Science Experiment - water balloon catapults
Challenge your students to design a device that throws a water balloon as far as possible. This page is a printable rubric and lesson plan to use, explaining the quiz and test grades associated with the project. Adjust as needed for your class! This project is part of 50 More STEM Labs
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Catapult Project
This twist on the traditional Catapult Project, is a long-term project for either an individual or a team to complete. It successfully meets half the standards of a semester of Geometry and Physics. From researching the methods of building a catapult and the physics of projectiles and energy trans
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Catapult Challenge Project
The Catapult Challenge Project is a great way to kick off a Forces and Motion Unit. With this project, students will conduct research about the first catapults. Once the research is complete, the construct a catapult using the criteria set then complete the challenge launch. This is a fun way t
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Catapult STEM Project
This is a STEM project in which students will be designing a catapult which will project a marshmallow the furthest. They will design, test, adapt and then promote their product in a "commercial" to the class. The class becomes the "shark tank" and will be asking critical questions on the design of
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Catapult Lab
This lab is an application of kinematics, Newton's Laws, and kinetic + potential energy. The lab has students design catapults based off research about the different catapult designs (Mangonels, Trebuchets, and Ballista’s). The students will work in teams to design and implement portions of the engi
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Christmas STEM Challenges - 1 to 5 - Catapult, Raft, Vehicle, Tree, Zip Line
Christmas STEM Challenges - 1 to 5 - Catapult, Raft, Vehicle, Tree, Zip Line 1 - Build A Newspaper Christmas Tree 2 - Build A Wind-Powered vehicle For Santa 3 - Build A Waterproof Raft For Santa 4 - Build An Elf Zip-Line 5 - Build A Snowball or Present Catapult For Santa & His Elves Included in
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Catapult Challenge
In this week long, editable activity students will work on constructing a catapult using popsicle, bottle caps, rubber bands, and marshmallows. This can be a great end of the year review activity or work well when teaching graphs or force and motion.
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STEM: Engineering Introduction Lab- Creating a Catapult
Students will be introduced to engineering through creating a catapult. The goal is to follow the engineering design process while completing the lab. I have added a bonus lab on engineering artwork out of recyclables.
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Catapult Data
Make a catapult and record the results. In science we record things. Otherwise, it's just messing around. ~Myth Busters
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Desktop Catapult Building Instructions
These are instructions to build a small catapult (20cm high approx.) from wooden clothes pegs, rubber bands and pop sticks. The instructions are step by step and include photos of each stage. My students spend a double lesson constructing these and finish by firing jellybeans or skittles (yay lolli
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Designing and Building Catapults
Designing and Building Catapults is a lab activity that reinforces the knowledge and understanding of Newton's 3 laws.
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Catapult Projects
Build catapults and learn about the physical laws of nature. Assesments and journaling ideas used with the scientific process.
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STEM Lab Science Experiment - marble catapults
Challenge your students to design the marble catapults that shoot as far as possible. This page is a printable rubric and lesson plan to use, explaining the quiz and test grades associated with the project. Adjust as needed for your class! This project is part of 50 More STEM Labs
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Christmas STEM Challenge - Number 5 - Build A Snowball or Present Catapult
Christmas STEM Challenge - Number 5 - Build A Snowball or Present Catapult Included - PDF 1 1. Challenge Poster 2. Challenge Guidelines & Materials List 3. Student Worksheet to be completed when challenge has been completed 4. 'It's Class Competition Time... (Poster to be used to collate class
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Force and Motion Marshmallow Catapult Challenge
This is a 3 day, two leveled culminating activity that the students will use to demonstrate their understanding of the laws of force and motion. I have also included Math concepts to allow for a cross curricular opportunity.
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Physics Project - Golf Ball Launch (Catapult, Trebuchet, Ballista)
Description and rubric for a golf ball launcher physics project. Students are to build the project at home and bring the finished project to school for test day.
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Catapult Lab    (Force Motion flight)
Four page lab where student design and build a small catapult. Students use simple materials to construct catapults and then launch grapes at a target. Students learn about optimizing different factors including angle of shot to hit target. Then students record how close the get to target and calcul
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Building Catapults: Project and Lab Report Outline with Rubric
My Physics students’ favorite project is building a catapult –it’s almost a rite of passage for Physics students! Here is a free, editable template to organize a project in which students will: • research and design a projectile launcher (catapult, ballista, trebuchet, etc.) that converts either el
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Catapult Project  for 8th grade science
Just a simple description of a catapult project I do with my 8th grade physical science students. Nothing fancy but it works and it is free.
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Popsicle Stick Catapult - Freebie
You will be creating a Popsicle stick catapult which will fire three different-sized projectiles. This freebie provides an overview of the lab/activity along with a marking rubric. Your students will be asked to create a lab report summarizing various findings such as the speed and acceleration of
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Catapult Projectile Motion Lab - Toy Catapult that launches foam cats - Physics
This product is a lab designed for the 5 catapult set of Catapults that launch foam cats. I can no longer find these toys anywhere which is why this activity is now free. If you can find them, they are so much fun! You need one catapult per group. If you do the bonus at the end, each group will n
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The Great Pumpkin Catapult
In this engineering and design project, your students will be guided through the engineering and design process in creating their own mini catapults to launch candy pumpkins. The students will then apply Newton's three laws of motion to the forces and motion of their pumpkins.
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Right on Target: Catapult Game
Students experience the engineering design process as they design and build accurate and precise catapults using common materials. They use their catapults to participate in a game in which they launch Ping-Pong balls to attempt to hit various targets. This engineering curriculum meets Next Generat
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Catapult Fun
Includes: Plans for a Simple Catapult & 3 different experiments with recording sheets.
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Snowball fight (lesson about catapults) for simple machines
Lesson going off an engineering format for students 3-6th grade. 1-2 day activity for students to create a catapult going off the knowledge of simple machines.
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Catapult (snowball launcher) worksheet
Worksheet for teaching catapults. (graphic organizer) Teaching simple machines Engineering
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Projectile Motion Catapult Lab
Lab where students build and test a catapult to demonstrate projectile motion concepts
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Force and Motion STEM Carnival
With the force and motion STEM carnival, students will apply scientific principles of force and motion to engineer carnival games. Included: -26 engineering design task cards (examples include: catapult basketball, lid hockey, skee ball, magnet claw, car race, cotton ball launch, and more! -planni
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Forces On Structures Gr. 4-7
May the force be with you! Students study and experience forces, and how they relate to simple machines and structures in this fast-paced unit. About this Resource: Students build bridges, catapults, and towers. They participate in meaningful activities associated with the theme of each lesson w
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MS-PS2-2 Net Force & Newton's Second Law of Motion Lab Stations Activity
About SNAPs Lab Stations Activities SNAPs Lab Stations Activities require students to use science, math, literacy, problem-solving and engineering skills. They are designed to enhance students' understanding of scientific concepts and help students apply scientific ideas to the real world. Each stat
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Force and Motion: Pumpkin Chunkin STEM Activity
Engage your students with this fall themed Pumpkin Chunkin STEM activity! Used as an introductory activity or as a summative assessment, this lesson is sure to excite and motivate your Physical Science students. The object of the activity is to build a catapult that can propel a candy pumpkin 1 me
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Physics Science Experiment STEM projects pack 1 with 10 learning labs
I've collected my first 10 physics labs for STEM (science technology engineering and math) into one handy file. Included in the pack you will find these 10 labs: balloon rocket ships ping pong ball catapult car ramps tying knots paper bridges toothpick bridges foil dead lift homemade kites car cra
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Kinetic & Gravitational Potential Energy - Physics Lesson and Challenge Package
Buyer Comment: "Students loved it!" This 2-3 Day Kinetic & Gravitational Potential Energy lesson package begins by introducing Mechanical Energy (Kinetic + Gravitational Potential Energy), Work-Energy Theorem and how Energy is Conserved. Within the lesson there are many opportunities for stud
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Physics - Single and Multi-day Activity, Project, Task Card and Lab Bundle
38 Physics Single and Multi-Day Activities, Projects, Task Cards, Labs and Lab Station Activities. Your complete collection of fully editable physics labs and activities. This collection will save you time and money. If you really want to build your physics resource collection and save some money
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Physics Science Experiments STEM PACK - 3 paper clips projects labs
UPDATED VERSION! Can't get enough of the paper clips labs? Let's face it, most of us have a tons of these in our desks, and science projects with them are fun! Get all 3 labs with this pack, including: paper clip chains, paper clip towers, and paper clip mini marshmallow catapults! Challenge your s
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