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Egg Drop Contest Form

Even though this was a group project, each individual student must submit a copy of this form (or answer the questions on a separate sheet of paper).


Please fill your name.

Your Name

Please fill in the names of the other members of your group.

Group Names


Please give your email address. email address
What period are you 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 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.