An Egg-Citing Ride

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Wheeeee! Young thrill seekers build a bungee jump—not for themselves, though, but for an egg. The egg must fall from a height of five feet and rebound within two inches of the ground or floor.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Assign a "cost" for materials and the eggs and see which group produces the required setup at the lowest cost
Classroom Considerations

  • Be sure to have a space available where dropping eggs is not a problem
  • Some basic materials, as well as some eggs, are necessary for the activity
Pros

  • Describes some engineering and science concepts
  • Lists detailed instructions for the activity
Cons

  • None