#BIGYEET day 11

#BIGYEET day 11

Today, we finished putting together the side frames of our catapult. We used strong ties to hold the wood together. The strong tied held the wood together extremely well, and it was more efficient than...

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#BIGYEET day 10

#BIGYEET day 10

Today, we finished drilling the holes into the frame for the axle. We then decided to cut the arm of our catapult since it was too heavy. After we finished cutting the arm, we used an orbital sander...

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#BIGYEET day 9

#BIGYEET day 9

Today, we drilled a hole through one of the frame pieces of the catapult. We messed up the hole, but we found a way to make the axle get in the right spot. We managed to insert part of the axle into...

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#BIGYEET day 8

#BIGYEET day 8

Today, we tested making holes for our axle, and we decided to make the hole that would be on the side of the frames 7/8 inches. The diameter of the axle is around 7/8 inches. The hole through the arm...

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#BIGYEET day 7

#BIGYEET day 7

Today we tested making holes for the axle that is going to hold up the arm of our catapult. The hole we made was too big, so we used a smaller drill bit to make the hole smaller. We didn't have time to...

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#BIGYEET day 6

#BIGYEET day 6

Today, we finished cutting all of our wood with an electric saw, and we sanded all of the pieces so it would be easier to screw together. We sent in our finalized purchase order to the teacher, and he...

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#BIGYEET day 5

#BIGYEET day 5

Today, we measured all of our wood ACCURATELY, and we started to saw one of the pieces of wood. We used a handsaw to cut the wood, but it was tiring and hard. The teacher then told us that we could have...

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#BIGYEET day 4

#BIGYEET day 4

Today, we finalized our P.O. We took many things off of our P.O. because we found that many of our materials were already in the classroom. The only things we need to buy so far are strong ties, the pull...

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#BIGYEET day 3

#BIGYEET day 3

Today, we got straight to work. We went to get some materials from the back room of our class. The teacher allowed us to use the materials that we found, and we made a basic frame of what our catapult...

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#BIGYEET day 2

#BIGYEET day 2

Today, we had a meeting with the teacher to talk about our P.O. As we were talking to the teacher, he pointed out some key problems with our P.O. and our plan. He pointed out that we are missing some...

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our Purchase Order

#BIGYEET day 1

Today our team made a Purchase Order to get our supplies for our catapult and we also made a diagram to scale. Our catapult is 5 feet in length  , 2 feet in Width , 4 feet in high .As we...

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