Learning about ballistic and launching phenomena with a simple popsicle catapult is a fascinating activity for young students. The activity focuses on the introduction to force, simple machine and projectile motion, how they are used together, and what their different types are.

Learning Outcomes

  • The hands-on project helps to develop the basic idea of force and simple machines.
  • Practical demonstration of simple machines
  • It helps students to understand projectile motion and its factors.


  • Mini No. of students: 15
  • Max No. of students: 30
  • Suitable for grade: +6
  • Duration: 60 minutes


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