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Tony Clarke

VEX Robotics Build Challenge: CATAPULT

Grades: 6th Grade, 5th Grade, 7th Grade
Subjects: Home Learning, STEAM, Science

Student Instructions

Explore the physics of force and motion with this cool kit. Follow the illustrated full colour 44-page guide to put together the 160 easy-snap pieces, then ready... aim... FIRE! The fully functional catapult has a launching lever and adjustable trajectory and can fire projectiles an impressive 20 feet. Challenge your engineering skills and explore the wonder of physics first hand - flinging good fun! Go to the 🔗 and explore and research Hex-catapults. 🤔 If you don't have a Hex set and have access to a Vex kit, you could use the plans to create a larger Catapult. When you are ready use the planning sheets to prepare your construction. Then, get creating! Don't forget to take photo of your progress. When complete, create a short video of your CATAPULT in action. upload your images to the response pages. When complete check your response. Good luck!

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

Instructions are from the site🔗https://www.hexbug.com/vex/build-instructions