Fun with STEM: The Catapult Project

Grades 6-8 / Science / Probability
Lesson Objective
Determine which variables affect the accuracy of catapults
Length
14 min
Questions to Consider
How does this lesson provide students with authentic opportunities to apply science and math concepts?
What is the effect of focusing on controllable variables?
How would this lesson have been different if students had not built their own catapults?

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  • The Catapult Project Program Transcript

    The Catapult Project program transcript

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Lesson Idea Fun with STEM: The Catapult Project

Grades 6-8 / Science / Probability

Fun with STEM: The Catapult Project