How to Make a Bouncy Egg

Introduction: How to Make a Bouncy Egg

Eggs are extremely fragile and brittle, but with the help of a little vinegar an egg can become bouncy !

Teacher Notes

Teachers! Did you use this instructable in your classroom?
Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson.

Step 1: Materials

-1 raw egg
-1 cup with vinegar (enough to submerge the egg)
-1 empty cup

Optional
-Colored flashlight

Step 2: Steps

Put egg in empty cup (be careful not to drop it!)
Pour cup of vinegar into the cup with the egg.
Wait 48 hours...
Once 48 hours has passed, retrieve the egg and peel the shell off.
Your egg is now bouncy ! Put a colored flashlight behind it to make the entire egg glow. Be careful not to drop it too high or puncture it. Have fun!

Egg Contest 2016

Participated in the
Egg Contest 2016

Be the First to Share

    Recommendations

    • Trash to Treasure Contest

      Trash to Treasure Contest
    • Wearables Contest

      Wearables Contest
    • Fix It Contest

      Fix It Contest

    3 Discussions

    0
    RidwaanE
    RidwaanE

    3 years ago

    Is the texture totally different to a boiled egg? is it worth the 48 hour wait compared to the 5 minute wait of a boiled egg?

    0
    gms23
    gms23

    Reply 3 years ago

    Yes! And you can put it to the side while you wait so you don't need to worry about it!

    0
    wold630
    wold630

    3 years ago

    I've done this before with my kids and the egg shell becomes the weirdest texture!