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In this activity, learners construct their own small catapults using simple materials. Learners follow visual instructions to build their launching device.

\$10 - \$20 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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In this three/four-day lesson, learners calculate perimeters and areas and draw the castle plan to scale.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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In this activity, learners build mini-basketball courts and explore the laws of physics. Learners discover that everything you throw or shoot on earth travels in a parabola.

\$10 - \$20 per student Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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In this activity, learners discover how NASA engineers develop experimental aircraft.

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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Build a catapult that transforms the potential energy of a twisted rubber band into kinetic energy. Experiment with design variations so that you can hit a target with a projectile.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
Learners build simple catapults and use them to launch cotton balls.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners explore physics by building a catapult that launches marshmallows with household objects.

\$5 - \$10 per student Ages 8 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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In this activity, learners explore trebuchet design. Teams of learners construct trebuchets from everyday materials.

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF under GPS: Lava Flow Activity) is a full inquiry investigation into the relationship between an object’s mass and the distance it is thrown by a catapult.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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Hooray! In this design challenge activity, learners invent a device that launches a spoonful of confetti into the air. Learners are encouraged to create the biggest cloud of confetti possible.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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In this activity, learners build mini-basketball courts using cardboard and measuring spoons. Use this activity to introduce learners to catapults, forces, and levers.

\$5 - \$10 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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In this activity (page 10 of the PDF) learners will explore the historical progression of siege weapons to gain an understanding of how the addition and modification of parts can change the efficiency

free Ages 14 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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In this dynamic activity, learners build a catapult that launches projectiles, such as marshmallows.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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In this design challenge activity, learners invent a way to send a Ping-Pong ball flying high enough to catch it - like football with a twist!

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes