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Title:
Construct-a-catapult
Author:
Pulis, Lee.
Publication Information:
Arlington, VA : National Science Teachers Association, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
96 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Summary:
Integrates history, physics, mathematics and technoloy in its challenge to high school students to design and build a working catapult system.
General Note:
"Grades 9-12"--P. [4] of cover.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780873551809
Format :
Book

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They engage in a hands-on application of concepts such as torsion and elasticity as they learn the physics behind overcoming gravity and hurling objects through the air--SAFELY. In addition, students investigate elasticity, projectile launching, and learn about frequency distribution while working through the process of product design.


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