Merced Community College
Student Help Desk

Siege Weapon!


Date:  Monday, April 16th, 1:00 PM

Place:  Soccer Practice field (next to the Tri-College Center)

Rules and Regulations:  You will need to construct a full-scale siege weapon, a trebuchet or a catapult, capable of launching a basketball.

NO elastic, springs, chemical reactions or electricity are allowed. Only tension and counterweights are to be used.

If you build a machine and launch the ball, you earn an A.

A competition will be held for accuracy and distance.


Can be done in groups of less than 4.





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