STEM Challenge Catapults

STEM Challenge Catapults
STEM Challenge Catapults
STEM Challenge Catapults
STEM Challenge Catapults
STEM Challenge Catapults
STEM Challenge Catapults
STEM Challenge Catapults
STEM Challenge Catapults
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How far can you launch something with a catapult? Can you hit a target or go over a formidable wall? This STEM Challenge catapult building experience will have your students working together to build a catapult, experiment with different angles, and compete with several performance tasks!

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

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6-Pack Bundle featuring Building Fun

STEM Challenges Best Seller Bundle #2

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
  • Scoring rubric
  • Terms of Use
  • 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

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

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