Engineering education: high school physics lesson plans lesson plans for catapults each student designed an original hands-on project and created a lesson. I'm making a catapult in physics does anybody have any ideas of something i can install to the catapult to allow me to change the angle of the catapult to any given. Physics catapult and trebuchet handbook o goals of project general background on catapult or trebuchet, forces, energytransformations, construction, materials. Physics science project: use a video camera to film and investigate the trajectory of a ping-pong ball launched by a catapult and compare the actual trajectory to the. Looking for stem lesson ideas here's a great project for middle school classes this stem lesson is called the catapult project students apply science and math.
Helped my student make this catapult for a high school physics project used 2 scrap lumber, screws, 2 cup hooks, and a short bungee cord. The catapult lab objective: to apply the laws of physics and the equations for projectile motion to design a catapult that can accurately launch a marshmallow and. For our high school physics class at verrado high school in buckeye, arizona, we made golf-ball catapultsthey are designed to send golf balls flying at insane sp. The relationship between mass of projectiles and their launch distances from a by an outside project is the actual physics of the catapult.
How to build a catapult with a strong emphasis on safety, this book also gives tips on troubleshooting, explains the physics behind many of the projects. Projectile physics and catapult science explore the physics behind a catapult with a simple diy to view related independent student projects at science. Types of catapults there are numerous variations of the catapult, including: the mangonel, the trebuchet, the ballista, the da vinci model, and the onager model. Teams of two or three people will build a catapult which is designed to throw a softball as far as possible specifications: catapult must have an arm designed to. My students need wood, hardware, various art supplies such as glue, tape and paint, and 2 book references to participate in a catapult building competition in this.
A catapult is a mechanism used to throw missiles in ancient and medieval warfare at first, catapults were specifically designed to shoot spears or other missiles at. Physics of the catapult project in this project i was to create a small catapult out of popsicle sticks and rubber bands and explain the physics behind it. Catapult project by star group members fatemah bahman heath haddix ryan herbert mike butera. How to build a strong catapult the strength of a catapult could refer either to the sturdiness of the catapult frame and its ability to withstand use, or it could. The catapults and trebuchets must be completed and brought to school on thursday, april 3rd (b day) and friday, april 4th (a day) the project posters are also due on.
Desktop catapult – sick science an the desktop catapult makes for a fun way to explore the properties of physics and you can create a science fair project. Diy science: catapult updated thursday 24th august 2006 discover the history of the mangonel - and make a desktop version to protect your lunch you need the. Build a catapult an energetic science project from science the simple catapult described in this project is safe when used with a catapult physics. Students learn about catapults students are introduced to the physics concepts of air resistance and launch angle as they apply to , a project of d2l. Catapults use levers, counterweights and the principles of projectile motion to launch their payloads the throwing arm of the catapult acts as a lever and has a.
Physics - tuckey catapult lab lab instructions this lab will have four separate parts involved: a pre-lab section, day 1, day 2, and a calculation section. M nelson / d mcclellan for la tech step, jan 2008 catapult engineering pilot workshop la tech step 2007 - 2008. Catapult project background: great site – includes information on force, power, torque, and energy of catapults how to build a catapult, physics of the trebuchet.
Projectile motion: the catapult lab objective for the project 2) a brief history of catapults 3) description of the physics concepts and physics equations used. Catapult science project i went to that website, and i did not see any catapult that looked like the one you guys did help february 9, 2016 at 8:05 pm. Our honors physics catapult project for ms susko starring: bob sciarrone, alex preston, and myself.