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Egg Drop

A non-competitive event 

Number of Participants: 2 (May be alternates) 
Approximate time: 15 minutes

Description: The objective is to have a two-person team construct a package to protect an egg (from breaking) which will be dropped free fall from a height selected by the tournament director.

Competition

  • the package size is no more than 12 cm. X 12 cm.
  • glass and metal may not be used
  • there is no weight limit
  • each container should be labeled with the student's name and the name of the school they are representing
  • parachutes may be used
  • students must supply their own raw egg
  • students may work alone or with ONE partner
  • packages will be dropped, free fall from the cherry picker at a height selected by the judge.

Scoring

Those eggs that survive the drop without breakage or showing any detectable fractures or chips will be winners! Results for all schools will be posted.