Book of the Month
How to Bicycle to the Moon to Plant Sunflowers
By Mordecai Gerstein
About the Book
Students will hear the story in their classrooms early in the month of January
The Crazy Catapult Challenge!
Here are some suggested materials:
- plastic spoons
- binder clips
- rubber bands
- craft sticks
- masking tape
- hot glue
- small paper cups
- bottle caps
Craters will be judged on a measurement of their width and depth. Contestants will have 2 attempts and judges will take the best of their 2 attempts.
Some Meteorite ideas:
- ping pong ball
- tennis ball
- golf ball
- foil ball
Scholars will launch an object of their choosing to represent a meteorite from their catapult into a model of the moon to create an impact crater.
To compete, scholars MUST submit a design plan. Pick up a copy of the design plan form from your teacher or from Mrs. Wagner in the library.
- The design plan is your ticket to compete. Design plans are due to your classroom teacher or to Mrs. Wagner no later than Friday, January 19.
- The grade level competition will be held during specials on Friday, January 26.
- The campus level competition will be held during Friday assembly on Friday, February 2.The top finisher from each grade level will be invited to compete.