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Offline Activity: Egg Float

Can you make an uncooked egg float in water?

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  • Subjects
  • Science
  • Duration
  • 5-10 minutes
  • Compatible Robots
  • No Robot
  • Group Size
  • Small Groups (2-4)
  • Experience Level
  • No Experience Required
  • PreK-K
  • Grades 1-3
  • Things You'll Need
  • Egg
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Measuring cup

See if an uncooked egg will float in water

Educational Standards

Next Generation Science Standards


Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.

CCSS Science Standards


Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.

ISTE Standards

4. Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.


Collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions