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Catapults – Getting Started Package (for 30 Students)

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Type: Education Units/Activities, Multi-Student Project Packs Ages: 12+

Alexander the Great used catapults. Richard the Lionheart used them. Now you can use the Catapult Kit to overthrow lackluster activities in the classroom!

This Getting Started package provides enough materials for 30 students to build and experiment with their own rubber band-powered catapults. Students discover the effects of various load masses and different rubber bands as they also learn about tension, forces, data graphing, and other concepts.

Product ID: W35630
Availability: In Stock
$249.00 (USD)
Item Option Qty Price
Catapult
W35628
30-pack 1 $236.95 (USD)
Siege Machines, 2nd Edition
W59466
1 $4.50 (USD)
HD Bond II
W34502
2oz 6 $2.75 (USD)
Glue Applicator Tip
W59456
6 $2.15 (USD)
Catapult Video (DVD)
W33030
1 $24.95 (USD)
  • Students Served: 30

Pitsco’s Catapults activity is a flinging good time. Students construct the model catapult with a little glue, and a rubber band-powered catapult is made. Clay balls are shaped and weighed with varying masses and launched to achieve different ranges.

STEM

Science
  • Potential energy
  • Projectile motion
  • Force and motion
Technology
  • Systems
  • Historical perspectives
  • Data collection
Engineering
  • Technological design
  • Modeling
  • Prediction
Math
  • Measurement
  • Ratios
  • Graphing

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