Rubber Band Power: Launchers

Make a rubber-band-powered launcher and test how high and far it can propel small objects!

Materials:

  • Cardboard
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Rubber bands (at least 6)
  • Pencils
  • Craft sticks
  • Spoon
  • Small objects such as mini marshmallows to launch
  • Paper or old magazines (optional)
  • String (optional)
  • Strong glue such as hot glue gun (optional; requires adult supervision)