Catapults have been around for many years. In ancient times, catapults were used during war. Today, people use catapults for more than just weapons. They can be used to launch aircrafts and for events like pumpkin throwing contests! No matter how a catapult is used, they all work by using energy. Learn how to make your own catapult by using basic household materials such as popsicle sticks, rubber bands, and plastic spoons. Watch as your catapult launches objects into the air!
Science concepts come to life with fun, hands-on projects. Make Your Own: Make It Go! includes step-by-step instructions for making rockets, boats, catapults, and more—all with household materials! Learn about the history, engineering and science behind these machines and how they work. Each book contains a list of materials, a set of instructions, a glossary, an index, and places to go for more information. Perfect for Makerspace activities.