With this teacher’s guide, your students take a humble egg and experiment to create vehicles that will keep it safe. In the process, they’ll learn about density, resiliency, velocity, initial potential energy and final kinetic energy, efficiency, brainstorming, and more.
The Egg-Drop Vehicles Teacher’s Guide contains ITEEA, NCTM, NSTA, and NCTE standards addressed; teacher and student instructions for a variety of math, science, and technology activities; pretests and posttests; resource pages; and puzzles. Contains separate activities for middle school and high school students.
Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the Egg-Drop Vehicles – Getting Started Package, digital scale, graduated beaker (500 ml or larger), ramp, hobby knife, weights, hot glue gun, tape measure, glue, eggs, and standard classroom tools and materials. Note: This list is for all activities; individual activities don’t require all listed materials.