Superpower of Throwing
Experiment 5: Superhero Throwing Machine

Build your own super catapult!

Experiment 5 of the Super Throwing superpower series - let's make a superhero throwing machine! Learn how to turn potential energy into kinetic energy by building an elastic band powered super throwing machine! Don't forget to download the full instructional worksheet and parent cheat sheet.

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Explore the Throwing Superpower Theme

Superpower of Throwing Trailer

Nanogirl wants to supercharge her throwing power!

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Experiment 1 - Elbows

Nanogirl wants the superpower to throw really, really far, and that can only mean one thing!

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Experiment 2 - Super Throwing Arm

Supercharge your arms to throw farther than ever, using the power of science!

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Experiment 3 - Accuracy

Nanogirl needs to work on her throwing accuracy to avoid any more... *cough* accidents.

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Experiment 4 - Super Seesaw

What's the name for a throwing machine? It's on the top of Nanogirl's tongue...

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