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Crash Test

The objective of this exercise is to design and construct a device that will protect a raw egg from cracking or breaking when it is dropped from a height of 10m or more. The group is given 30 minutes to plan and 15 minutes to construct the device using only the following materials:

  • 12 drinking straws
  • 2m of masking tape
  • 1m of string
  • 1000 cm2 of tissue paper

Facilitator Notes
Participant Notes (English)
Participant Notes (English and German)


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