Hazel Green Elementary
Hazel Green, AL, USA

Online Contest:
Inflate A Balloon and Pop It!
Online Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
Team Leader: Jessica Stapler
Team Members: 12
Invitations: 0

    What we're studying:
    We are using our knowledge of physics to build various structures, such as paper roller coasters and Rube Goldberg machines.

    Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
    Don't say hard or "I can't."

    Why we think we should win:
    We think we should win because our theme is evident. We were willing to work on this project even during our Sping Break.

    Suggestion for next year's challenge:
    Making a toaster work, turning a computer on, taking a picture, turn on music, sharpening a pencil

    Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

    Welcome! Come travel through time with us!

    Our Step List

    Our Adventure to Get Back Our Time-Travel Machine

    Step 1-Catapult ball to “solar panels”
    Step 2- The ball from “solar panels” shakes the “tape mountain.”
    Step 3-The tape mountain’s shaking will release the golf ball.
    Step 4-The golf ball rolls down to the Styrofoam cup that holds the silver marble.
    Step 5-The silver marble is released and rolls through the wooden channel to the next golf ball.
    Step 6-The golf ball rolls down the racing strip to press the button.
    Step 7-The button releases the luggage cart.
    Step 8-The luggage cart then flips up to start the luggage to slide down the ramp.
    Step 9-The golf ball hits the “turn style.”
    Step 10-The “turn style” turns and knocks down the Lego tower.
    Step 11-The Lego tower knocks down the dominoes.
    Step 12-The dominoes fall down.
    Step 13-The dominoes hit the button to launch the plane.
    Step 14-The plane is launched into the air.
    Step 15-The plane hits the balloon and pops it.

    Our Close-ups: Photos

    Our Close-ups: Favorite Step

    Our Close-ups: Task Completion

    Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough

    Our Machine Run Videos

    Machine Run #1
    Machine Run #2