Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Stability "Eggs"periment

We had a great time learning about the strength and stability of eggs. Their dome structure gives them incredible strength as demonstrated by the pictures below.

One egg easily supported the weight of these four dictionaries. We ran into a problem with balance though.

Three eggs supported the weight of 17 dictionaries and then required a fair deal of force applied to the top of the pile by Mrs. Adams to eventually "crack under the pressure".