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Egg Drop Contest Form


Please fill in your group's names with your name listed first.

Name

Name

Name

Name


What period is your group in?
What was your longest dimension?


What was your approximate volume?


Show your volume calculations below:


How long did it take for your container to fall?



How many eggs were broken or cracked?
Describe your packing material in the space provided.


Knowing the height from which your container was dropped, calculate the theoretical value for the container's speed the instant before it struck the floor. Show calculations.


Knowing the height from which your container was dropped and the time it took, calculate the container's speed the instant before it struck the floor. Show calculations.


By comparing these calculations, what conclusion can you draw about the object's motion.