Catapults at MSP!
Posted on 07/22/2021
MSP Students building CatapultsAs part of the  Middle School of Plainville’s summer learning program, students  were recently  tasked with building a catapult after experimenting with water balloon launches. The students  spent  two weeks creating working catapults from lumber using saws, vices, and other traditional tools. The students were then tasked with experimenting with variables within the catapults such as the amount of rubber bands used, the  position of the cup launcher, and the  angle of launch.  The students were able to launch rubber ducks over 50 feet, while having fun, learning and reinforcing STEM skills!