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Gwyddoniaeth a Thechnoleg / Science and technology

Catapult challenge

Take the ‘Catapult Challenge!’  Castles were made to defend the Welsh from attack.  You are engineers and your mission is to design and make a catapult to attack them. You could make an accurate catapult to hit a specific target or build the fastest catapult to destroy a castle wall in the quickest time?  You could construct a catapult that launches objects the furthest.

Design the most unusual catapult with features never before seen.

* Make a prototype - using Lego or K-nex.
* Research using the internet to find ideas. Search for catapult designs and images.
* Plan - Draw your design ideas. Add labels and a list of what you will need to make your catapult.
Test Does it work? Evaluate your work.