Use this information sheet to have students read about catapults before they build one in the Catapult Challenge (see other products I have listed). This sheet includes the history of catapults and connects catapults to Ancient Greece, medieval warfare, and engineering. It is perfect for a unit on simple machines in science, as catapults relate to levers. Students can practice highlighting important information. If the sheet is cut along the black rectangle, it will fit perfectly in students' science notebooks!