Ball launcher Challenge



Always dreamed of being an athlete? Throwing or kicking the ball and leading your team to victory? - this challenge puts you in the shoes of the great athletes.

You will build a ball launcher that can shoot the pompons as far as possible.

Use different angles, create friction, assemble a quick launch cartridge, and overcome gravity!


*Suitable for children aged 6 and over*

*Requires a hot glue gun*

We will do

  • A launcher for pompons.
  • Learn about ballistic movement through play.
  • Use gravity and friction.

We will explore

  • Physical trajectory.
  • Experiment with basic aerodynamics.
  • We will demonstrate a parabola in sports.