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 students will.
Build a catapult.
Measure how far it can shoot and find the average.
Draw a detailed diagram of the catapult and label the following.
The lever and fulcrum
Label the part that stores the energy.