Space Capsules:The Egg-stronaut Egg Drop

Students brainstorm the factors affecting the speed at which a space capsule reaches the surface of a planet or moon and suggest how engineers might deal with each factor. They then create a model which is dropped from a high point recording the results of each drop and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each design.

2nd - 6th Science 5 Views 13 Downloads
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Project-Based Learning
2 hrs

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