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Energy Transfer in a Trebuchet

Grades: 6-12
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In this video segment adapted from NOVA, a team of historians, engineers, and trade experts recreate a medieval throwing machine called a trebuchet. To ...

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NOVA: "Secrets of Lost Empires II: Medieval Siege"

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Adapted from NOVA: "Secrets of Lost Empires II: Medieval Siege." Image courtesy of @patrimonionacional.

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