In this activity, learners explore trebuchet design. Teams of learners construct trebuchets from everyday materials. They then test their trebuchets to determine the farthest distance they can hit a target with a marshmallow projectile.
Under 5 minutes
1 to 2 hours
Estimated Materials Cost:
$10 - $20 per group of students
Ages 11 - 18
Activity, Experiment/Lab Activity, Lesson/Lesson Plan