Catapults & Crossbows



It's time to get medieval on physics! Build ten sleek and updated models of catapults and crossbows. These classic siege weapons from the middle ages also happen to be great tools for teaching physics, including lessons in force, energy, motion, and projectiles.

  • Contents:

    • 32 page manual
    • Parts to build all 10 models


    Features and Benefits:

    • Ages 8+
    • Physics focus


    WARNING:  SMALL PARTS - not intended for children under 3 years of age.


  • Why Grown-Ups Love It:

    • Learn physics lessons in force, energy, motion, and projectiles
    • Projectile has a safe foam tip


    Why Kids Love It:

    • Build and experiment with five different types of crossbows
    • Build ten sleek, working models of catapults, crossbows, and trebuchets