Trebuchet re-creation - History Video

by Marianne
(Sydney)


We're studying the middle ages and the weapons at that time.

Have you wondered how a trebuchet works?
In this video, engineers, historians and trades experts re-create a trebuchet and discuss the design process as well as the science involved.

There is a background essay on medieval weapons and also some discussion questions in this history lesson.

Energy Transfer in a Trebuchet: Video Lesson

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