Age range: 5-7 | 7-11
Duration: 0-29 mins
  • D & T
  • Science
  • Maths

Snowball catapult

Build a catapult to launch cotton wool balls in this quick science experiment.

Watch the video from Marvellous Marthy and discover our free worksheet below to join in the fun this Christmas! Use lollipop sticks and elastic bands to explore energy and discover how far you can launch cotton wool snowballs at home or in your science lesson. 

Download our free activity sheet below to get creative.

Oh ho ho, and please do share your experiment highlights with us @IETeducation #SantaLovesSTEM

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Snowball catapult

Marvellous Marthy shows us how to make a snowball catapult

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