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Marshmallow Flinging

When handed with three large marshmallows, an elastic band, a plastic spoon, some sticky tape and 6 skewers: the biggest challenge for the children of Year 6 was to not eat the marshmallows! However, they were soon on task to create a catapult so they could investigate if the size of the marshmallow had an impact on the distance it could fly when flung from their makeshift catapults. The experiment created some interesting results and all the children successfully engineered a device to make their marshmallows fly! Lots of laughter (and ducking!) occurred during this activity demonstrating how fun science and engineering can be. 

 

Photos from the day are below.

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