||Each team builds a device
which will throw an egg (approx. 60g) as far as possible using only
the energy which can be stored in two rubber bands (i.e. #73).
||Gain experience in projectile
motion , energy and collisions.
||Teams of up to
||Are left to the discretion
of the participants.
||The egg may not be altered
in any way and must survive the
||The team whose egg travels
the greatest horizontal distance scores 100 points. Other teams
lose 4 points for each centimeter less than the maximum distance.
||Youth Science Foundation
Science Olympics Manual.