Goal: Build a catapult that can launch a mini-marshmallow so that it hits the targets in our game.
The Challenge - Launch a mini-marshmallow an average distance of at least 3 meters to hit a target. Score at least once (out of 5 attempts) with the marshmallow accuracy and precision challenge.
This is a comprehensive lesson that takes you from the beginning to the end of the catapult challenge. It includes teacher information, student directions, student worksheets, and a grading rubric.Students love this challenge and really get into the design and building of their catapults. Great way to reinforce notion, acceleration, potential and kinetic energy, and more!
This is an editable Word Document so you may change the lesson to fit your needs.