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In this activity children  build their own Catapult, then  see how far they can launch small objects.  They are provided with step  by step instructions to create a catapult using rubber bands and lollipop sticks, as well as considering how levers work. This activity supports learning about forces, providing an applied context for  this area of science learning. 

This resource has been provided by IMechE, (the Institute of Mechanical Engineers).

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