Materials List: Trebuchet Launch

Each group needs:

Note: This activity can also be conducted with the older (and no longer sold) LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT set instead of EV3; see below for those supplies:

  • LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT robot, such as the NXT Base Set
  • computer loaded with the NXT 2.1 software

To share with the entire class:

  • robot built from a LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 kit
  • access to a computer
  • 1 eraser
  • 1 tube of ChapstickĀ®
  • 1 tennis ball
  • 1-2 gum drops
  • 1 paper ball (made of a crumpled piece of printer paper)
  • 1 ping pong ball
  • tape measure
  • scale