Picture this: It is the Middle Ages and you and your army want to take a castle from your enemies, but the drawbridge is up and the moat is filled with alligators. How on earth can you make your enemies surrender? Why a catapult, of course! Typically, they would fling rocks to break castle walls or flaming oil to set things ablaze. (kiddle)
There are 3 basic types of catapults. Let’s learn more about them!