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What are catapults for?

Part of the Cornerstones Love to Investigate series, What are catapults for? is a science investigation in which children learn about catapults by making one out of lolly sticks and using it to launch sweets of different weights shapes and sizes.

Format: 4 page A4 booklet

Discipline: Physics

Programmes of study: Working scientifically

Investigation type: Comparative or fair test; Pattern seeking

Related Curriculum Project: 1066

Delivery: 3-5 working days

Product Type: Hard Copy
Category: Individual investigations, Science
Key Stage: LKS2
Year Group: Year 4

About Love to Investigate

Get your class excited about science with our series of 126 practical scientific investigations. They cover tricky topics in new and unusual ways while encouraging children to be curious, ask questions and explore the world around them. You’ll also have no problems getting them up to speed and interested, with topics including evolution, mechanisms and air resistance.

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