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Flying Marshmallows: Build a Simple Catapult
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If you’ve read about self-control in children, you’ve probably heard of the marshmallow test. Sit a child down at a table, offer him a marshmallow, and …

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Flying Marshmallows: Build a Simple Catapult

Flying Marshmallows: Build a Simple Catapult

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AWESOME STEM challenge- Build a catapult and then try it out with several performance tasks!
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AWESOME STEM challenge- Build a catapult and then try it out with several performance tasks!

AWESOME STEM challenge- Build a catapult and then try it out with several performance tasks!
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Candy Corn Catapults! (Four ways to build a catapult out of items from around the house!)
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Four simple catapult designs using materials from around the house. Awesome STEM activity for kids of all ages.

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In this fun edible lesson, students work in teams to save their gummy worm from drowning. After completing the challenge they must then identify the Independant and Dependant variables. They will also be able to complete a basic lab report using the information from their experience.
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In this fun edible lesson, students work in teams to save their gummy worm from drowning. After completing the challenge they must then identify the Independant and Dependant variables. They will also be able to complete a basic lab report using the information from their experience.

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Baseball science - Lesson on Pop Fly - grades 3-12 - also in Spanish - will explore the engineering design process by building a device that can launch a ping-pong ball high enough for them to catch it.
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Baseball science - Lesson on Pop Fly - grades 3-12 - also in Spanish - will explore the engineering design process by building a device that can launch a ping-pong ball high enough for them to catch it.

Baseball science - Lesson on Pop Fly - grades 3-12 - also in Spanish -  will explore the engineering design process by building a device that can launch a ping-pong ball high enough for them to catch it.
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Catapult: Amazing Dimple Design http://spaghettiboxkids.com/blog/easy-to-make-catapult-amazing-dimple-design/
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Whether you're new to catapult designs, or an old pro, you'll appreciate the simplicity of this model.

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