NC Science Olympiad
Marshmallow Catapult 2016
Division: A - Elementary
NC Essential Standards Alignment: Science as Inquiry
Event Rules: Catapult Rules
Score Sheet: Catapult Score Sheet


Description:Teams will build in advance a device constructed out of specified materials to launch a marshmallow at a target placed on the floor. The goal is to land as close to the center of the target as possible.

Materials: Teams must bring devices, & safety glasses. Event leaders will provide full sized Kraft Jet-Puffed marshmallows, score sheets, tape measures, and targets.

Scoring: Teams will be ranked by the closest distance the marshmallow lands to the target. Lowest score wins. Ties will be broken by single best distance.


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