Students work for a company that is a leader in developing outdoor games. They must design and build a new multi-functional outdoor game using a catapult. With the engineering design process as a guide, students will research concepts related to catapults, brainstorm catapult designs, build, and test their own catapult. This kit contains enough materials for 10 students working in teams of four.
Students are given a scenario where a cyber attack has shut down the nation’s electrical grid. Explore concepts of atoms, electrons, conductors, insulators, power sources, chemical energy, electrical energy, electrochemical cells, anodes, cathodes, ions, anions, cations, voltaic pile, voltage, and circuitry.