trebuchet

Engineering: From Levers To Lift-off

GLCE ZONE 5 - 12

Get ready to explore many of humanity’s engineering accomplishments throughout recorded history. This exciting program explains each STEM focus area (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) through real-world applications – from the development of the simple lever and the catastrophic power of medieval siege engines to space flight.

The Physics of Fling!

GLCE ZONE 2 - 12

Demonstrate the power of physics using the Institute’s three-ton Trebuchet. Capable of launching a large pumpkin the length of a football field or more, Cranbrook’s trebuchet is an awesome tool to demonstrate the principle of conservation of energy, the mathematical nature of projectile motion and the basic laws of kinematics in engaging and inspiring ways that are certain to thrill and inspire.

This amazing program is offered in three ways:

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