Ages 12-18

Discovering Catapults & Trebuchets Multipack

$39.95

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Level up your medieval knowledge with this all-inclusive, hands-on multipack. In Discovering Catapults, build a model catapult and test out with different projectile masses and then play a game of Skee-Ball! In Discovering Rolling Trebuchets, build a model of a trebuchet  on wheels! Then, put it into action as you test different variables to create the best launch. Plus, use the extension activity to make a castle to launch projectiles at using your completed builds!

• Discovering Catapults Kit
• Discovering Rolling Trebuchets Kit
• Create a Castle Extension Activity
• Activity guides

• Ages 12-18
• Not included: white glue, sandpaper, tape measure, tape, scissors, needle-nose pliers, ruler, kitchen scale (optional)

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LAUNCH INTO LEARNING

✔︎ Force + accuracy + precision
✔︎ Medieval history
✔︎ Real-world engineering challenges
✔︎ Castle building and projectile blasting

PHYSICS, FORCES, AND PROJECTILES ... OH MY!

Your kiddos will walk through six exciting hands-on and step-by-step activities. Using these activity guides they will:

  • Construct a catapult with an arm and trigger
  • Learn the history and innovation of projectile weapons
  • Launch clay balls of varying sizes to test distance
  • Test aim and accuracy in a game of Skee-Ball
  • Build a trebuchet and then launch projectiles
  • Observe the different forms of energy in action
  • Discover how shape and mass of an object affect how far it travels
  • Engineer a delivery system to save trapped villagers
  • Create a castle and then attack or defend it like in the Middle Ages
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