Team # 259: Ellis Tech TEAM PAGE

H.H. Ellis Technical High School
Danielson, CT, United States

Contest:
Open An Umbrella
Host: University of Connecticut Engineering Ambassadors
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Setup Time: 10:00 AM
Contest Start Time: 11:00 AM
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Fred DePietro
Team Members: 7
Invitations: 0



Our Step List

1) Golden ticket is released down ramp
2) Golden ticket hits gate
3) Gate opening pulls string to release peg, starting pulley
4) Peg on pulley hits popsicle stick in hole in bookshelf
5) Popsicle stick lifts another popsicle stick releasing the car down the ramp
6) Car hits seesaw
7) Seesaw hits marble
8) Marble rolls down ramp and hits nerds cup
9) Nerds cup falls, pulling down board
10) Board hits car down ramp
11) Car hits ball line with poker connected
12) Poker hits marble down ramp
13) Marble knocks into skittles dish
14) Skittle fall down funnel, filling collecting box
15) Filled box tilts, pulling string to release lollipop pendulum
16) Lollipop pendulum hits golden egg, pushing it through trapped door
17) Egg rolls down ramp to hit dominoes
18) Last domino hits nerds tower
19) Top nerds boxes fall, pulling glass elevator off shelf
20) String is released from glass elevator, opening umbrella

Our Close-ups: Photos

Our Close-ups: Favorite Step

Our Close-ups: Task Completion

Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough

Our Machine Run Videos