MakerSpace Wednesday – Catapults

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Wednesday, September 16 – 2:30 to 4:30 pm (or until we run out of supplies)

Construct a catapult and compete for accuracy and distance! You will investigate the concept of lashing sticks together using rubber bands or string. NO HOT GLUE or TAPE! That’s for cheaters. Makers aged 8 and younger must have an adult guardian to assist them.

DOWNLOAD THE HANDOUT!

Materials:

  • craft sticks
  • chop sticks
  • plastic spoons

Connectors:

  • rubber bands
  • string

Tools:

  • Your hands mostly
  • Your brain (there are no instructions)

 

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