Egg Drop Learning Objective in MSTA Journal

MSTA Journal Fall 2015Joshua Ellis and Emily Dare published an article entitled “Rethinking the Egg Drop with NGSS Science and Engineering Practices” in the Fall 2015 issue of the Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA) Journal. The STEM education article, which made the journal cover, addresses the application of meaningful math and science concepts to a traditional classroom activity. The Egg Drop is an opportunity for students to learn engineering principles by designing a mechanism to prevent breakage of a dropped egg.

The article authors are Joshua Ellis, Assistant Professor of STEM Education and Emily Dare, Assistant Professor of STEM Education, Michigan Technological University, Matthew Voigt, Graduate Student in Math and Science Ed, San Diego State University, Gillian Roehrig, Professor of STEM Education, University of Minnesota.