Projectile Creation

Our lab looked at the evolution of projectile-throwers in prehistory starting with the sling and the Baton de Commandment. Although I didnt get the opportunity to participate in the execution of the experiment, I assisted in the creation of the darts. We created 20 darts,  charted their weight in Kg, their caliper sizes on the top and bottom, and their overall length. From what I understand the batons worked well enough, but a lack of technique on the part of the throwers kept the projectiles from reaching their full potential.

Published in: on February 15, 2011 at 3:41 pm  Leave a Comment  

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