Egg Drop

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Description

Build protection around a raw egg so it can be dropped from 8ft without breaking

Resources

Need
• Eggs
• Straws
* Newspaper
• Cardboard
• Plastic Cups
• Masking Tape
• String
• Paperclips
• Pens
• scissors

Instructions

Use the limited resources provided to protect the egg so that when dropped from height in the hall it is not broken.

Suggestions if people need it
* Create a parachute
* Create a soft landing
* Create a solid case with soft/padded inside.

Variations:
* Scouts need to 'buy' their materials with limited money
* Scouts need to answer questions to win money to buy materials

Tags

  • challenge
  • Egg
  • Egg challenge
  • Egg drop
  • Linking Event
  • parachute

Badge Links

  • Creative - Activity
  • Creative - Develop
  • Creative - Model
  • Diamond - Service
  • Experiment - Experiment
  • Platinum - Service
  • Skills - Problem solving
  • Skills - Problem solving
  • Teamwork - Challenge
  • Teamwork - Team-building
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