Let the Medieval Games Begin!
This desktop Trebuchet kit provides a fun and exciting environment for studying energy conversion, levers, trajectores, ratios, rotational motion, inertia, forces, and more! Powered by gravitational potential energy, this easy to assemble kit provides hands-on, practical building experience while fueling the imagination with history and science. Investigate how projectile range is altered by changing such variables as weight, weight position, sling length, pivot point, and projectile mass. Each kit is supplied with assembly instructions and internet resource materials that provide investigations into the theory of operation, mathematical modeling, history, and more! Kit includes materials for constructing and using one trebuchet.