to construct a protective device around a raw chicken egg, which keeps it from cracking when dropped from a certain height. After some brain storm discussion, we find a way to replace the straws with paper: we made two straws with paper. Any and all advice/suggestions would be extremely appreciate though considering I'm still iffy on the design. Depending on the students, teachers can define the height up to 20 feet or even higher. I found it easier if you roll the paper against a pencil first. For this we are only allowed to use paper and no form of adhesive. One year we set the materials allowed to straws and tape only. Success Egg Drop Project Design with Paper Only. Common Materials Used, the most frequently used materials in egg drop experiments are popsicle sticks, glue, plastic straws, tape, boxes, paper, plastic bags and cotton balls. So far, I have thought of maybe some sort of box with a cone inside and then the egg inside the cone. All these design details are in the article we published earlier: Successful egg drop project design with straw and paper. This science project requires students to build a contraption, sometimes with limited resources, which keeps an egg from breaking or cracking when dropped. Once you feel you can start rolling the paper into a tube, you can take paper
the pencil out. The idea came up when we were testing the last successful design with straw and paper. To be able to connect different pieces, the professor demonstrated creating tabs.
How to Adapt the how to attach fabric swatches to paper Egg Drop Challenge to Different Grade Levels. For more Egg Drop Project Design Ideas. The materials are often limited and evenly distributed to all teams. Most students participate in an egg drop experiment either in elementary school or college. This is an extension of the egg drop design with straw and paper. For a quick and easy project. Rather than the materials used, check out, starting from a corner of the paper. Teacher can also set design restrains on the total weight or the total cost of the materials each design uses.
After we did the, egg Drop, challenge using Straws and.Paper, we came up an idea for an, egg Drop Project design using paper only.The design principles.
First, students can learn and enjoy the project. But honestly work it will probably be just whatever I can find printer paper. S class, teachers can set limits on materials students can use. Do you have a different idea for a paper only design for egg drop challenge. Other materials that can be used to protect the egg include polystyrene cups.