Drill - 3 - Catapults

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Drill - 3 - Catapults


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Objective:  The students will become finish being inquirers about their catapults and start to become communicators about their ideas.What is the MYP Learner Profiles listed in today's objective?
    • A. 

      Reflective & Inquirer

    • B. 

      Inquirer & Communicator

    • C. 

      Knowledgeable & Risk-Taker

    • D. 

      Communicator & Reflective

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is an essential element for almost all catapult designs.
    • A. 

      Arm (also called a throwing arm or lever arm)

    • B. 

      String

    • C. 

      Torsion

    • D. 

      What's a catapult?

  • 3. 
    The word PAYLOAD is the term for the thing that is being thrown from a catapult.  How is the payload going to be held in the catapult?
    • A. 

      A basket or sling

    • B. 

      A pencil

    • C. 

      Ping-Pong Ball

    • D. 

      What's a "Payload" again?

  • 4. 
    When you have a question about something, who do you ask first?
    • A. 

      Someone else in class

    • B. 

      Mr. DeSilva

  • 5. 
    What are we going to launch from our catapult?
    • A. 

      Ping-Pong Ball

    • B. 

      Erasers

    • C. 

      Anything we want

    • D. 

      I'm not going to make the catapult because I'm lazy

  • 6. 
    If you need to go somewhere (bathroom, nurse, water), what do you need to do?
    • A. 

      Fill out a pass in your agenda, and bring it to Mr. DeSilva

    • B. 

      Ask Mr. DeSilva first

  • 7. 
    Your catapult is going to need to be mounted (nailed or glued) on something, what would be a good term for that "thing"?
    • A. 

      A base

    • B. 

      A lever arm

  • 8. 
    When the catapult arm flies forward, it will need to come to a sudden stop.  This will cause the payload to fly forward.  The part of the catapult that stops the lever arm is called a BREAK or a STOP.What is the thing that causes the catapult arm to stop? 
    • A. 

      A Stop or Break

    • B. 

      Nothing

    • C. 

      Why is it supposed to stop

    • D. 

      None of this is making any sense

  • 9. 
    Once you walk into the room, can you leave for any reason - even if the bell hasn't rung yet?
    • A. 

      No! Wait 10 minutes then write a pass. Mr. DeSilva doesn't care how close the bathroom is.

    • B. 

      This is not the correct answer to the question so don't choose it.

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