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Kids Build Pumpkin-Tossing Catapult

Students read a news article about the creation of a catapult that will throw pumpkins. For this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion of catapults and a vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and watch a video about a catapult and find places levers are used in the real world. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.

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2nd - 6th
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
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  • Vocabulary

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