Building an EZ Catapult is a great activity for elementary students to complete. This elementary guide is written for Grades 3-5. With these fun activities, students grasp a variety of subjects including forces, projectile motion, engineering design, catapult history, and tons more.
The EZ Catapult Elementary STEM Activity Guide contains teacher and student instructions for math, science, and engineering activities; assessment questions; resource pages; and student pages. This guide contains two guided inquiry lessons and a culminating engineering challenge for students to apply concepts learned through the inquiry lessons.
Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the EZ Catapult Kit, computers, targets, hot-melt glue guns, rulers, scissors, paint sticks, rubber bands, clothespins, straws, tubes, shoe boxes, tape, and standard classroom tools and materials.