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Features 16 principle models, four main models, and four problem-solving models that enable students to investigate and understand the operation of simple and compound machines found in everyday life: gears, wheels and axles, levers, and pulleys.

$65.00 $55.95

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.

$249.00

Give students a taste of medieval times with the Catapults Maker Project! This project includes enough materials for students to build and test their own rubber band-powered catapults. This project also comes with labels, compartment tray, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$260.00

Blow the dust off the historical catapult – because this flinging device is loaded and ready to deliver educational content to your classroom! This guide throws itself into subjects such as Newton’s laws, projectile motion, simple machines, speed, and mass – all while your students build and test the fun catapult.

The Catapults Teacher’s Guide contains NSTA, NCTM, ITEEA, and NCTE standards addressed; teacher and student instructions for a variety of math, science, and engineering activities; pretests and posttests; resource pages; and puzzles. Contains separate activities for middle school and high school students.

Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the Pitsco Catapults – Getting Started Package, digital scale, stopwatch, tape measure, ruler, spring scale, sandpaper, protractor, clamps, hobby knife, basswood, Pitsco Range Paper, wood glue, and standard classroom tools and materials. Note: This list is for all activities; individual activities don’t require all listed materials.

$24.95