Medieval Energy

Students participate in an experiment to determine how a trebuchet can be used to explain kinetic energy, potential energy and the Law of Conservation of Energy. Students use a computerized simulation game to practice building and firing their own medieval trebuchet. Students identify potential and kinetic energy based on their trebuchet simulation model.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 7th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice
Year
2006