Team # 996: Aldrin TEAM PAGE

Aldrin Elementary School
Schaumburg, IL, United States

Put Money in a Piggy Bank
Host: Hoffman Estates High School
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Setup Time: 8:00 AM
Contest Start Time: 10:30 AM
Live Apprentice - Ages 8 - 11 (Elementary School)
Team Leader: Amanda Silverman
Team Members: 12
Invitations: 12
Roshen Thomas - invitation signed.
Andrew Young - invitation signed.
Cameron Fuller - invitation signed.
Kaela Uzarraga - invitation signed.
Samuel Skobelev - invitation signed.
Siarhei Shymchonak - invitation signed.
Ewan Russell - invitation signed.
Jack Dempsey - invitation signed.
Adam Paulson - invitation signed.
Bharath Arulkumar - invitation signed.
Tara Pokharel - invitation signed.
Yug Patel - invitation signed.

What we're studying:
We are studying chain reactions and how simple machines and the forces of motion can work together to put a coin in a piggy bank.

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"Life is Trial and Error"

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Release the task in AUGUST!!!

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

Chain reactions through Chicago construction to put a coin in a bank.

Our Step List

1. Cut string
2. String hits the wrecking ball to hit a car.
3. Car moved down track and knocks down dominoes
4. Domino hit another car down a ramp.
5. Car hits a marble and heads down ramp, into lower half of the machine.
6. Marble hits dominoes.
7. Dominoes hit ball.
8. Ball hits bottom supports of a pole (beam)
9. Beam/pole tilts and hits car.
10. Car rolls down the track with coin and falls into the bank.

Our Close-ups: Photos

A maximum of 3 close-ups (scanned diagrams, photos). Images must be JPG or PNG, and less than 5 MB.

Our Close-ups: Task Completion

Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough

Our Machine Run Videos