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Cratering the Moon Challenge
Preliminary Design by:
Mrs. Lias' 6th Grade
Union Middle School
by Andrew, Courtney, Kyle, Sydney

student drawing of slingshot design

Expert response from Jennifer Heldmann:
Good start with your slingshot idea. Now you can add more detail to your design (for example, how will you attached the rubber band to the popsicle sticks)? Great that you can shoot the marshmallow at different angles - how will you measure those angles? Also think about how to measure the amount of material that gets excavated when you form the crater.

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Editor: Linda Conrad
NASA Official: Liza Coe
Last Updated: October 2007
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