Egg Drop Contest for Science Survivor

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Info coming soon, have to go to lunch.
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Materials we are Given:
Raw Egg
2 Full Sheets of Newspaper
2 Rubber Bands
6 Toothpicks
Glue (Unlimited)
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You can only use materials from parts department. Materials cannot be returned.
You must eb able to take capsule apart during class to insert egg given by teacher.
A portion of an egg must be showing.
Must survive a high drop from 4-5 meters. (NOT!! From a football stadium bleachers.)
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Items Costs:
Newspaper (Maximum 2 full sheets)
Full $1000
Half $500
Quarter $250

String (Maximum of 2 M or 20 DM)
Per decimeter (1 DM = 0.1M) $100

Rubber Bands (Maximum 2)
Per Rubber Band $500

Paper Clips (Maximum 2)
Per Paper Clip $500

Toothpicks (Maximum 6)
Per Toothpick $100

Glue
Unlimited NO CHARGE!
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Now the goal Im trying to achieve is to build the cheapest and most effective egg dropper. (THE GROUP HAVING AN UNCRACKED EGG AND MOST INEXPENSIVE VEHICLE WINS!!) I will take a picture of the studim bleachers today after school and upload the picture afterwards. Thanks you guys if you can help! <3
 

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Items Costs:
Newspaper (Maximum 2 full sheets)
Full $1000
Half $500
Quarter $250

String (Maximum of 2 M or 20 DM)
Per decimeter (1 DM = 0.1M) $100

Rubber Bands (Maximum 2)
Per Rubber Band $500

Paper Clips (Maximum 2)
Per Paper Clip $500

Toothpicks (Maximum 6)
Per Toothpick $100

Glue
Unlimited NO CHARGE!
What the heck...?


:confused::confused::confused:
 
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Just buy up all of the newspaper, as this is the only allotted material that can be used to cushion the fall. Then everyone else will be destined to failure :biggrin:
 
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What the heck...?


:confused::confused::confused:
Ever played Armadillo Run? The costs are just a sort of point system. The more cost effective the design the better.
 
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Ever played Armadillo Run? The costs are just a sort of point system. The more cost effective the design the better.
Never played it or even heard of it, but it looks pretty cool. I'll definitely give it a try.


Still don't know what the OP is up to though...
 

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