Museum of Science and Industry

Drop Eggs Into Cups

Step 6 of 7: Use the broom

The broom is a tool to help the eggs drop. Here’s how: Stand close to the edge of the table near the piece of cardboard holding the tubes and eggs. Use your foot to press the broom’s bristles to the floor. Pull the broom handle away from the table about 45 degrees and let go, aiming for the piece of cardboard. What happens when the broom handle hits the cardboard? (Hint: Let the cardboard hang off the edge of the table just a bit, so the broom handle hits the cardboard and not the table.)

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  • Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
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Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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