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Bouncy Egg


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Bouncy Egg

In this activity, learners explore how acids can dissolve eggshells leaving behind a membrane-covered bouncy egg. Includes step-by-step instructions with pictures, suggested reflection questions, and suggested activity extensions. A science behind the activity of the guide section connects the experiment to the increasingly acidic ocean.

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Preparation Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Learning Time:
1 to 7 days

Estimated Materials Cost:
1 cent - $1 per student

Age Range:
Ages 6 - 14

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • Raw egg
  • Glass or other transparent container
  • Gloves
  • Vinegar

Subjects


  • Earth and Space Science
    • Earth Structure
      • Oceans and Water
  • Physical Sciences
    • Chemistry
      • Chemical Reactions
  • The Nature of Science
    • The Scientific Process
      • Asking Questions
      • Conducting Investigations

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  • All Rights Reserved, Science Museum Group, ©2020

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