Egg Drop – Make: PDF Podcast
Having an egg drop is like having your own egglympics. It will stretch your friends minds to think in new ways, bringing about a revolution in advanced thought… what I mean is that it’s fun to break stuff.
It’s best to use what you’ve got around… only have a weight limit if you have a scale. To make it harder, limit materials and time. Giving out 12 straws and 60 cm of tape is hard.
Paula Kieko helped out with the math and physics. The easiest thing to figure out is the speed of the egg at the time of impact.
In this example we are dropping the egg from the height of 10 meters.
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