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The Treb Challenge

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Visit this site: http://www.globalspec.com/trebuchet/

Author:GlobalSpec, Inc.
Description: Custom build a trebuchet for three challenges: distance, accuracy, and power. Between launches, continue modifying the catapult-like seige engine's projectile weight, launch angle, gravity, wind, counterweight mass and height. After each challenge, the site provides brief explanations of the relevant principles of projectile motion, potential energy, kinetic energy, and gravity.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Games, Simulations, Recreations, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Engineering, Physics

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