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# What is a hypothesis for an egg drop experiment?

## What is a hypothesis for an egg drop experiment?

If I test 3 different types of padding to protect an egg when it is dropped, then the bubble wrap will provide the most protection to the egg. I think this because it is tough to pop bubble wrap and after you pop bubble wrap there is still protection given.

## What is the scientific process of an egg drop?

There are five steps to conducting an experiment using the scientific method: observation and research, hypothesis, prediction, experimentation and conclusion. This method can be easily applied in developing a project for an egg drop contest.

What happens when you drop an egg?

Gravity causes an object to fall to Earth when dropped. Drop an egg from eye level so that it breaks. When the egg hits the ground with a given force, the ground exerts the same force back on the egg. The faster the egg falls, the greater this force is.

### What is the independent variable in an egg drop experiment?

So, for example, in your tests at different heights, the independent variable would be the height you drop the object from, and the dependent variable would be whether or not the egg breaks.

### How do Newton’s laws apply to egg drop?

Newton’s First Law, once the egg was moving, it didn’t want to stop. The container of water interrupted the egg’s fall, providing a safe place for the egg to stop moving so you could recover it unbroken. The gravity-pushed egg caused the water to splash out.

What concept is shown when you dropped the fresh egg from a certain height?

Terminal Velocity As an object falls and meets an increase in air resistance, eventually the air resistance balances the force of gravity.

## What Newton’s law is the egg drop?

Newton’s third law states that for every action there is a opposite and equal reaction. Our egg drop project demonstrates this by there being a simultaneous reaction but in the opposite direction, so when you drop the egg and it lands, an upward force will act on it.

## What is the controlled variable in the egg and vinegar experiment?

Controlled Variables is the cups,a towel to wipe the eggs off, vinegar, counter top, the room temperature where the cups will be sitting for a week, and measuring tape. Constant Variables is the egg, counter top, cups, vinegar,and room temperature.

How does an egg drop relate to Newton’s third law?

### What’s a hypothesis example?

Examples of Hypotheses “Students who eat breakfast will perform better on a math exam than students who do not eat breakfast.” “Students who experience test anxiety prior to an English exam will get higher scores than students who do not experience test anxiety.”​