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Catapults, Trebuchets, & Physics—Oh My!

Discover force and motion by observing model medieval siege machines. Using the scientific process, design, build, test, and redesign your very own catapult or trebuchet using recycled materials. Discover how physics played a role in medieval weaponry!


Science Inquiry and Application, Grades 9-12 Physical Science: Forces and Motion Physics: Motion Physics: Forces, Momentum, and Motion Physics: Energy


  • Grade Level: Grades 9-12
  • Cost: $170