Catapults

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This program can be delivered as:

In-School Field Trips

Description: Join us to discover the ancient art of catapults. Learn the differences between a ballista, a trebuchet and a mangonel. Try your hand at constructing these hurling devices. Adjust your machines, test your designs and construct your very own take-home catapult!

Format:

Field Trips take place right IN your classroom. Our experienced presenters deliver curriculum-based field trips.

Duration:

2 hours

Teacher Provides:

N/A

Price:

$15.75/student

(Minimum fee $236.25)

*Minimum fee for classes with 15 or fewer students. Maximum 32 students per program. GST exempt.

Volunteers:

3-4 recommended

Take Home:

Catapult

Video Conference

Description: It’s time to test your engineering, building and critical thinking skills as you are faced with the task of constructing and testing the design of your very own wooden catapult. As you explore different types of catapults in this virtual experience, you will also learn how the design of these machines has a huge effect on their ability to hurl objects at great distances. So, stand back and enjoy the experience because things are about to get ballistic in here!

Format:

Livestreamed with a presenter using Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, etc. Curriculum-based. We ship the supplies to the school. Works in all school re-entry scenarios (classroom and home learning).

Duration:

1.5 hours

Teacher Provides:

N/A

Price:

$14.25/student + shipping

(Minimum fee $213.75 + shipping)

*Shipping cost not included, Minimum fee for classes with 15 or fewer students. Maximum 32 students per program. GST exempt.

Volunteers:

2 recommended

Take Home:

Wooden Catapult

Curricular Highlights

Theme:

Catapults

Alberta Grade:

Grade 4

Categories:

Project-Based, Science

Explorations:

Discovery-based learning about the Mangonel, Trebuchet and Ballista
Experimentation of devices using problem solving skills
Individual construction of Catapults to test and take home

What Teachers Are Saying

Grade 4 TeacherCrestwood School

The hands-on aspect of the field trip was excellent. Students really enjoyed being able to test out the catapults. (In-School program)

J.ZHoly Child School

The students were very engaged. The step-by-step instructions were clear. The movement break portions were great. (Video Conference program)

L.WVirginia Park School

I want to extend my thanks to our leader and to TPet for the great virtual fieldtrip today.  The catapult activity was great and the presentation was also very good...made all the better by the Presenter's awesome dramatics, costume and voice skills! The fieldtrip was interactive, got us moving and thinking and the kids had a blast. (Video Conference program)

Grade 4 TeacherApostles of Jesus School

I really enjoyed the costumes, the background information prior to beginning the stations and activity, the hands-on learning activities and fun stations. (In-School program)

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APPLIES ONLY TO PROGRAMS THAT TAKE PLACE IN SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER, 2021. Promo code ends October 15, 2021. Promotional prices are applicable during advertised, time-limited promotional events. Promo code must be used at the time of booking.

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Promo code ends October 31, 2021. Programs can take place up to June 30, 2022. Promotional prices are applicable during advertised, time-limited promotional events. Promo code must be used at the time of booking.

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See below for our student pricing:

In-School Field Trip:

$15.75

PER STUDENT

(Minimum Fee $236.25)

Minimum fee for classes with 15 or fewer students. Maximum 32 students per program. GST exempt.

Video Conference:

$14.25

PER STUDENT + shipping

(Minimum Fee $213.75 + shipping)

Shipping cost not included. Minimum fee for classes with 15 or fewer students. Maximum 32 students per program. GST exempt.

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