Put Money in a Piggy Bank
San Bernardino County Rube Goldberg Contest (High School Division)
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Setup Time:
8:00 AM Contest Start Time:
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Emma Rhodes - invitation signed.
Tiffany Guillen - invitation signed.
Ariana Lopez - invitation signed.
Angel Chavez - invitation signed.
Colsen Tucker - invitation signed.
Isaac Salazar - invitation signed.
Ryan Martin - invitation signed.
Xavier Hernandez - invitation signed.
Logan Smith - invitation signed.
What we're studying:
STEAM ShopOur Team Leader's favorite quote:
Do something even if it's wrong, we can fix wrong.Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Draw a circle on a piece of paper.
A ridiculous way to put a penny in a piggy bank.
Our Step List
1) 3D printed fountain runs to trip a ping pong ball
2) ping pong ball strikes a marble
3) marble hits a fidget spinner to another marble
4) marble drop to golf ball
5) golf ball drop to springboard
6) springboard activates push button Mp3 player ("HEY" song from Happy Gilmore)
7) springboard set off hot wheel car
8) hot wheels car sets off golf ball
9) golf ball sets off lever
10) lever turns on fan
11) fan blows card to move a marble
12) marble hits a golf ball
13) golf ball strikes another golf ball on the side of the rail
14) golf ball on side strikes a switch to set off the LED strobe light and rotating acrylic STEAM sign
15) original golf ball falls into a paper cup
16) paper cup pulls a wooden pin out above
17) pin releases golf ball to maze
18) golf ball runs down wooden maze and hits a wooden pin to launch a shooter marble
19) marble goes through a funnel to hit another golf ball
20) golf ball runs through the head of the alligator that bit off Chubbs' hand off and strikes another ball
21) golf ball trips a wooden lever
22) lever sets off golf ball on catapult
23) golf ball hits the target
24) target hits battery to power cordless drill
25) drill raises a wooden platform
26) platform sets ball into a small wooden box
27) box gets closed by weight triggered by a golf ball
28) top marble gets set off by platform
29) marble travels down wooden maze manufactured in our CNC machine and sets another golf ball off
30) golf ball trips the rotating cat toy that is helped by a counterweight
31) cat toy raises and drops golf ball down the ramp
32) ball hits a new ball and trips it down a long ramp
23) ball strike another ball and sets a ball into a paper cup
34) paper cup pulls an offset wooden pin for a zip line that holds Chubbs' severed hand
35) Chubbs' hand travels down rod and sets off a marble with a wooden pin
36) marble goes through funnel and hose to hit the penny
37) penny is struck by marble and slides between 2 wooden rails into the piggy bank
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