How to Build a Trebuchet

By Colin Kilbane ; Updated September 18, 2017

Building a trebuchet requires a wooden base, sides, masking tape, washers to use as weights, a glue gun, stapler and a push pin to create a table-top throwing arm. Assemble a miniature trebuchet with a demonstration from a science teacher in this free video on science.

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Colin Kilbane has a degree in chemistry from Kansas State University. Currently, he is the head scientist of a school program called Mad Science. There, Kilbane teaches kids how to do science experiments from every field of science. He also teaches chess to children of all ages.