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This project emulates the same mechanism that is used in a real mousetrap.
Craft sticks Craft cubes Cubes with holes Skewers Cable ties Rubberbands Something to cut craft sticks Hot gl...
The hinge for the mousetrap arm is created by threading a thin skewer through three cubes with holes. A small piece of tape is wrapped on the ends of ...
If you've attached the rubberband correctly, the mousetrap arm should look like the last photo when being pull back. It can slam down with enough forc...
The trigger is formed by cracking a skewer, not completely breaking it. The cracked area is then taped to keep the skewer together. Cut it to size. T...
Setting up the mousetrap can take patience and practice. The setup is simple, but to create a realistic mousetrap that has a sensitive and reliable tr...
This catapult incorporates the same design as the mousetrap frame. The low and sturdy design fires projectiles more straight than upwards. Students ca...
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