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The Egg Drop
In this activity, students conduct experiments using an egg and a graduated cylinder filled with liquids of different densities. By observing how different densities affect the egg's position in the cylinder, they can draw important connections to the Earth's lithosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lab activity
  • Physics
Technical requirements:
Lesson requires Microsoft Word
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2005, Dave Robison
DLESE Catalog ID: NYIC-000-000-000-008
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dave Robison
Wilson High School

Contact: Steve Kluge
No institutional affiliation