Steve Spangler Science: Impossible Egg Crush

Squeeze an egg in your hand and crush it. It sounds easy… but can you break the egg?

Eggs are amazingly strong despite their reputation for being so fragile.  An egg can withstand nearly your entire strength as you try to squeeze it. There’s not even a crack! Do you know how it works? Check out the Impossible Egg Crush experiment, and we’ll let you in on the uncrushable egg secret.


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Physics, Pressure
Engineering Topics
Structures
K-6
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

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