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Egg Drop

Design a structure that can protect an egg from a two-story drop!

Bookable Group Challenge Lab

Tickets:
Additional Fee
Age:
Ages 11-18 Ages 5-11
Length:
45 minutes

Have you ever received a package and the item inside was broken? Protecting items from breaking during shipping is a big business. Design a structure that can protect an egg from a two-story drop by measuring kinetic and potential energy as well as energy transfer. And it’s just fun to drop eggs!

About Engineering Challenge Labs

Our Engineering Challenge Labs are an opportunity for students to investigate scientific phenomena while working collaboratively to imagine, plan, create, test, and improve on solutions to design challenges. Students will use their own creativity and real scientific tools to evaluate their creations.

Engineering Challenge Labs can be added to your group visit for an additional fee. Click here for pricing.

The Egg Drop Challenge Is Suitable for Grades 3 – 12

SOLs covered include:

  • 5th Grade: 1 and 3
  • Physical Science: 5
  • Physics: 4