Eggnaut (Primary)


This activity involves the STEM club pupils experimenting with designs and ideas to construct a vehicle that can safely protect their ‘eggnaut’ from the perils of re-entry.

This activity was created by ESA and the accompanying PDF contains full details of the activity, together with a range of follow up ideas depending upon the ages and abilities of the children involved.


Resources Needed:

  • Eggnaut student instructions (PDF from ESA)
  • Plain A4 paper
  • Drinking straws
  • Lollypop sticks
  • Masking tape
  • Rubber bands
  • Scissors
  • Eggs
60 mins

Age Suitability: 
5 to 7
7 to 11