Catapults

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Catapults

CATAPULTS

Catapults are used to hurl or launch something in a specified direction. They are usually built from wood.

Medieval Catapults Medieval catapults were weapons to break down castles and forts in medieval times.Some types of medeival caytapults are the Trebuchet, the Ballista, and the Mangonel.

Parts of CatapultsThere are 4 basic parts of a catapult. They are the lever or arm, the base, the tension source, and the basket. the projectile is not an actual part, but it is needed.

Modern Day CatapultsTwo types of Modren day catapults are the Aircraft and Springald Catapults.

Sources "All about Catapults." 2002. 20 May. 2013 "Aircraft catapult - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." 2004. 20 May. 2013 "Springald - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." 2006. 20 May. 2013 "What Are the 4 Main Parts of a Catapult - Ask Community." 2011. 22 May. 2013


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