Elementary Science - Trajectories

In this MEL Academy lesson your child will:

  • learn the nature of trajectories
  • make the air rocket launcher by his own hands
  • assemble ancient cannon

Lesson time

10:00am   PST (San Francisco, Seattle, ...)
11:00am   MST (Phoenix, Denver, ...)
12:00pm   CST (Chicago, Houston, ...)
1:00pm   EST (New York, Toronto, ...)
6:00pm   GMT (London, ...)

Lesson duration: 45-55 minutes.

Prepare in advance

On this lesson we will conduct the DIY experiment. Prepare the following household materials:

  empty plastic bottle 0.5 l
  2x pieces of non-hardening modeling clay
  2x plastic straw
  sheet of white paper
  sheet of colored paper
  transparent tape

MEL Experiment

If you are a subscriber of MEL Kids then you can conduct Ancient Cannon experiment:

Ancient Cannon


This lesson is presented by Indraneelan Thalayasingam:

Indraneelan Thalayasingam

Indraneelan is an experienced and highly educated but accessible tutor. He specialises in engaging with students to help them connect with the work, and creating a learning environment that is different from a dry academic room. He loves the opportunities to do this and has a keen passion for the subjects that he teaches. He finds being able to use that to generate a new outlook on the subject for his students is immensely rewarding for you both.