Drop eggs into cups

Drop eggs into cups
Type of Resource: Practical activity/investigation

This online resource investigates the concepts of inertia.

The resource is a student practical activity or teacher demonstration that focuses on the law of inertia and how it can be used to convert the gravitational potential energy of stationary eggs into kinetic energy.

It includes an explanation of what’s happening and definitions of key terms.

Australian Curriculum v9 Codes: AC9S8U05 (Year 8), AC9S9U05 (Year 9)

Australian Curriculum:
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  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy conservation in a system can be explained by describing energy transfers... > ACSSU190
  • Year Senior Secondary > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences