Egg Drop

See photos from the 2017 Egg Drop on the PTSA Facebook page

June 5, 2018 during Lunch Recess

Grades 2 & 3: 11:50-12:20
Grades K & 5: 12:25-12:55
Grades 1 & 4: 1:00-1:30

HELP WANTED: Parent volunteers are needed before school and during the event. Please sign up here!

REGISTRATION: Register by turning in the bottom half of the egg drop flyer to your teacher.

Who’s ready for the egg drop challenge? Can you create a contraption that will protect an egg from a 60 foot drop? The Kirkland Fire Department will be here with their ladder truck (as long as they don’t receive an emergency call) to see whose egg will survive!

Contraptions are due at the front office on June 5. 

RULES:

  • Your NAME, teacher’s name, and GRADE needs to be on your contraption
  • Must be safe – no helium balloons or materials that could be harmful if broken
  • Needs to be smaller than a basketball
  • No food products
  • Contraption should be ready to drop as is (with egg included)
  • Insert the raw egg in a plastic baggy before putting it in your contraption (eggs will not be provided at school)
  • Your contraption needs to be brought to the office between 8:45-9:00 am the day of the drop

THINGS TO THINK ABOUT:

  • How can you keep the egg safe? Slow fall, absorb the energy of impact, etc.
  • Which structure would be the most fun to create?
  • Have you looked on the internet for ideas?
  • Did you follow the rules?

SAFE MATERIAL IDEAS

Some ideas include: cardboard, packing materials, fabric, tape, newspaper, rubber bands, sponges, balloons, card board tubes, glue, trash bags, and string.

 

GOT QUESTIONS?

Please contact Jamie Tiffany  at jbrown-tiffany@lwsd.org

DON’T FORGET!

Contraptions are due at the front office on June 5

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