Thursday, July 13, 2017

Indoor Ballistics: The catapult you need to build today

Did you know that you're only 14 craft sticks and a handful of rubber bands away from having a functioning catapult? It's true! The source for this project is 101 Kids Activities That Are the Bestest, Funnest Ever! (thanks Elana for getting the book for me!), but you can find versions of it all over the web.

Here's what our version came out looking like:

And here's an action shot!

Destruction was never so much fun!

If anyone asks, we built this as a STEM project, and not as a tool for bringing down the Tower of Doom used by Pirates and Ninjas.

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