Crazy Catapults inspired by the Romans in Yorkshire

Teachers' notes   

This resource has been designed to provide help and information about catapults and the Romans in Yorkshire. It includes how to investigate and create catapults and how to run a Crazy Catapult Challenge.

Curriculum Links

KS 2/3 Science
KS 2/3 Design and Technology
Themes: Scientific Enquiry, Forces, Energy, Measurement
KS2/3 History
Themes: Roman Britain

Learning Objectives

In this resource children will investigate designing a catapult and the history of the Romans in Yorkshire. Children will investigate different types of materials and designs to find the best ones for creating a catapult. 
The resource was created as part of the Creative Minds Project. Creative Minds aimed to provide young people with learning opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM) using Museums, Libraries and Archives.

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