Cessnock East Public School has won the Engineers Australia Mini-Pult of Doom competition, held as part of the Hunter Central Coast Innovation Festival.
Sixty three teams competed from fifteen different schools, at the Newcastle Basketball Stadium.
Each team had to build a miniture catapult that was both accurate in hitting a target and able to fire a rubber projectile the furtherst distance. Catapults were constructed from dagwood dog sticks, rubber bands, adhesive tape and a plastic spoon.
The Cessnock East team, consisting of ten, Stage 2 students displayed brilliant engineering skills to come out on top on a fierce, but fun battle enjoyed by all who competed on the day.
Cessnock East Public School
Corner of Old Maitland Road and Maitland Road,
Cessnock NSW 2325
At Cessnock East Public School it is our pleasure to acknowledge the Wonnaruah people, the traditional custodians of the land on which our school is built.
We pay respect to Elders past and present, and recognise their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land.
At Cessnock East Public School we acknowledge the significance of culture in our education and thank the community for their ongoing support and for encouraging us to explore and satisfy our curiosity.
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