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Trebuchets Teacher’s Guide

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Wage war on dull curricula! This teacher’s guide leads the charge of teaching how projectile mass affects distance and trajectory achieved, how much potential energy a given trebuchet has, how to engineer a trebuchet to hit a given target, and more!

The Trebuchets Teacher’s Guide contains ITEEA, NCTM, and NSTA standards addressed; teacher and student instructions for a variety of math, science, and technology 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 Trebuchets – Getting Started Package, digital scale, 10-meter tape measure, bucket, and standard classroom tools and materials. Note: This list is for all activities; individual activities don’t require all listed materials.

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Type: Activity Guides and Curriculum/Teacher's Guides Grades: 6-12

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Learning Values

Science
  • Force and motion
  • Mechanical advantage
  • Tangential velocity
Technology
  • Historical perspectives
  • Problem solving
  • Systems
Engineering
  • Data analysis and predictions
  • Technological design
  • Simple machines
Math
  • Circumference
  • Ratios
  • Tangents

Specifications

  • Author: Jennifer Fenske
  • Pages: 95
  • Binding: Paperback/spiral-bound
  • Copyright: 2006
  • Publisher: Pitsco, Inc.
  • Number of Lessons: 6
  • Number of Worksheets: 6

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