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Trajectory Contest

Trajectory Contest

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Author: Beth Barsness
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  1. Students will be able to use the horizontal and vertical components of a projectile’s initial velocity to determine its subsequent motion.
  2. Students will be able to use experimentation to determine the best way to engineer a catapult.

Students will gain experience in engineering while designing a catapult out of ordinary household items. 

Length of time needed:  2 class periods (60-120 minutes total)

This lesson was written by Karin Foss.

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Source: Karin Foss

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Source: Karin Foss