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STEM Activity Challenge Catapults

STEM Activity Challenge Catapults
STEM Activity Challenge Catapults
STEM Activity Challenge Catapults
STEM Activity Challenge Catapults
STEM Activity Challenge Catapults
STEM Activity Challenge Catapults
STEM Activity Challenge Catapults
STEM Activity Challenge Catapults
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How far can you launch something with a catapult? This catapult building experience will have your students working together to build a catapult and compete with several performance tasks!

Please note: This challenge is available in money-saving bundles.

Students construct a working catapult using simple and inexpensive supplies. Once the catapults are built students are challenged to use their devices to complete several tasks. The tasks include firing a projectile (pom-pom) the greatest distance, firing at a target, and firing over an obstacle. The catapults are easy to build, easy to modify, and great fun! This packet will take at least two class sessions to complete.

You will need supplies in addition to this package. This includes craft sticks, rubber bands, items to launch (Ideas: pom-poms, mini marshmallows, foam balls) and wooden blocks (optional).

The specific contents of this package are: Cover, Teacher Overview, Materials and Preparation page, 6 pages of Step-by-Step Teacher Directions, How to Build a Catapult Directions, Extensions, 1 page of Helpful Hints, Simple History of Catapults page, 4 pages of Photos, 2-page lab sheet with sample answers included in the teacher directions, a scoring rubric, and Terms of Use page. All forms are editable!

This Catapult Activity is a GREAT STEM challenge! It is one of our favorites. NOTE: You can watch a short video about this experience: Catapult Video

You might also like these two STEM Fun Challenges:
Chromatography
Bubble Making

NOTE: All three Fun Challenge packages may be purchased in money-saving bundles:
A Bundle of STEM Activities All About Fun!
6-Pack Bundle featuring Building Fun

Catapults is also found in:
STEM Challenges Best Seller Bundle #2

Need Job Badges, Job Descriptions, and Job Posters for your STEM Teams? Try these: STEM Job Badges and Posters

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Click right here for a catalog of all STEM products available: STEM Product Catalog

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