How to Create a Rubbery Egg

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Making a rubber egg (WTVD)

Did you know you can dissolve an eggshell with science? Follow along with this video from ABC11 Science Club to discover how to create a "rubber' egg.

How does it work?

Vinegar, an acetic acid, reacts with the calcium carbonate in the egg's shell and releases carbon dioxide to dissolve the eggshell and create a "rubbery" appearance.

Click here to download a PDF of the instructions for this experiment to print and recreate at home!

Find us at to share photos and videos of your rubber egg! Also, be sure to tune in to ABC11 Science Club with BASF every Wednesday at 4:28 PM!
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