Open An Umbrella
Online Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
What we're studying:
We are studying physics with our teacher Koby ZivOur Team Leader's favorite quote:
"Nice idea, but not…"Why we think we should win:
We think we should win because we worked on this machine very hard, and we want to bring honor and glory to our school and to be the first machine to win in ort bamaale!Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Suggestions for the next year's challenge:
a. To call somewhere\one on the phone.
b. To open a window.
c. To type something on computer's keyboard (for example 1 letter per 5 steps).
d. To fill cup of sand.
1. The way we built our machine is that each student was thinking with himself or with friends on a part, and then we started to build and connect one another's idea to make our machine.
The purpose of the machine is to open an umbrella to protect our teacher's girl dole from the rain.
Our Step List
1. Cannon shoots a shell into a box.
2. A ball hits the box.
3. A box is dropping plasticine that is holding a marble
4. The marble is released and going through popsicle sticks maze.
5. The marble is going down until the end of the maze.
6. The marble is going through a pipe and over 3 books.
7. From the books, the marble is falling into scales and rising the other cup of the scales.
8. The rising cup is releasing a car.
9. The car is pulling another car is holding a train.
10. The train is starting to move.
11. The train is hitting dominos on a bridge.
12. The dominos is hitting a vane that is starting to spin.
13. The vane is hitting another dominos.
14. The last domino is creating a chain reaction???
15. The last domino is pulling a cup that holds a weight that has a hook.
16. The hook with the weight is falling down alongside a spring.
17. When reaches down, the hook is hitting another weight and dropping her.
18. The weight is stretching a rope that connects to scissors.
19. The scissors cuts a rope that holds Superman.
20. Superman is sliding on a rope.
21. Superman is hitting a marble inside a cup.
22. The marble is going through a cup pipe and a spring.
23. The marble is hitting a ball that enters a course of "back and forth".
24. The ball is exiting the course and releases a block.
25. The block is releasing a marble that moves through a book maze and falls into a cup.
26. The cup is falling and pulling a block.
27. The block is opening and lets a car to move through a high incline course.
28. At the end of the course, the car is hitting a domino that hits a ball.
29. The ball is dropping a cube that is lying on a book and then folding the page.
30. A marble that is lying on a book is starting to roll through a high inclined course through a pipe and is dropping a block.
31. A car that an exploding mechanism (pencil) releases and hits a balloon.
32. The balloon is exploding and releases a block.
33. A pendulum is released, hits an umbrella and opens it.
Our Close-ups: Photos
Our Close-ups: Favorite Step
Our Close-ups: Task Completion
Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough
Our Machine Run Videos