Testing Gravity with an Egg Drop (Grades 3-5)

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Grade levels: 3, 4, 5

Content areas: Career & Technical, Math, Science

Topics: STEM, smsp, Engineering, Gravity, Physics

Related Standards : NGSS.5.PS2.1, NGSS.3.5.ETS1.2, NGSS.3.5.ETS1.1, CCSS.Math.Content.5.G.A.2, CCSS.Math.Content.5.NBT.B.7

Type of resource: Lesson/Unit Plan

As relief organizations drop supplies in remote areas of need, students will design a device to protect an egg when dropped from a specific height. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study. Conditions of Use: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0. Copyright Holders: Philip Anderson & Laurie Sepp