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STEM Mechanics (Catapult, Mouse Trap Racer, Bridge Building etc)

3. Catapult

This Catapult Classroom STEM educational kit is appropriate for Upper Primary and Secondary School. This kit includes:
-4 Complete Catapults
- Tough Vinyl Target Mat
- 4 Seperate Investigations
- Quick Configuration between Experiments
- Exemplars, Instructions and Student Worksheets

The Curriculum relevance is primarily Motion and Mechanics as well as Working Scientifically. These student investigations are also relevant to the Technology and Mathematics Curricula. Full exemplars, worksheets and online support materials are provided for the following investigations:
-Effect of Launch Angle on Projectile Displacement
-Effect of Launch Power on Projecile Displacement
-Effect of Throw Arm Length on Projectile Displacment
-Optimal Catapult Configuration for Desired Projectile Displacement and Accuracy (Vinyl Target Mat Included)

Our Catapult Kit provides hands problem based learning for Upper Primary to Middle School learners on the Physics and catapults through Scientific Investigations. The video below shows the benefits of our kit for both educators and learners. If you have bought the self assembly kit then you will need the Catapult Kit Construction Guide.

The Catapult Kit Overview explains how to get started and has full exemplar scientific investigations - its a classroom teaching aid ready for class data projector presentation (power point presentation in pdf format). Additionally we have provided the Excel data and graphs for all the investigations to scaffold the learning experience and aid teachers. Student worksheets for the Catapult Kit Investigations are kept to a single A4 sheet to aid copying.

If you have bought our Catapult Kit and require further support or are considering purchase and would like more information then please contact us.