This shirt is so soft you can wrap your egg in it and pass it to your Physics teacher.
- Short-Sleeve Lightweight T-Shirt
- 65% Polyester / 35% Ring-Spun Cotton
- Fabric weight: 4.5 oz (153 g/m2)
- Shoulder-to-shoulder taping
- Double-stitched sleeves and bottom hem
One of the most common science project competition is the Egg Drop Project. It’s a classic experiment that demonstrates concepts such as inertia and velocity. The goal of the experiment is to create a carrier that will protect the egg once it’s dropped from a high point.
Some create carriers filled with marshmallows or something soft to protect the egg. Some use parachutes to lessen the pull of gravity. Students use paper, fabric, sponges, or plastic. Anything that’ll lessen the speed of gravity.
Students complete for the best carrier that protects the egg. In some schools, you only use straws; in others, you win by having the lightest carrier.
But, before you go and break a bunch of eggs, let’s learn the concepts behind the experiment. Newton’s First Law of Motion states that an object in motion stays at rest until an external force is applied. In the case of this experiment, an unwitting egg at rest suddenly goes into motion once it’s dropped from a high point.
The Second Law of Motion states that force increases as time changes. Once the egg drops, the velocity of the drop increases due to the gravity. One way to stop the speed is for the egg to hit the ground.
Understanding these laws of motion lets us apply it in real life. We’ve learned that to get a car or airplane moving, it needs an external force. The force created by engines lets changed the way we move from one place to another.
Want to know a full-proof way to win the egg drop competition? Check out great designs of egg drop carriers. For fun, check out how these two friends compete for the best egg drop design.
Launched on: March 16, 2020