Team # 1183: Elon Musketeers TEAM PAGE

The Eddy School
Newry, ME, United States

Online Contest:
Put Money in a Piggy Bank
Online Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
Team Leader: Deb Webster
Team Members: 5
Invitations: 5
William Doyle - invitation signed.
Noah Kissel - invitation signed.
Audrey Saito - invitation signed.
Hayley Smith - invitation signed.
Ava Gallant - invitation signed.

What we're studying:
Bonds of molecules and gem "silicates"

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
" My momma always said, 'Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.' " - Forest Gump

Why we think we should win:
We think that we should win because we started off by thinking we couldn't even make a step but now we have 11 steps and we’re working as a well oiled machine and have made so much progress as a team

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
a "basketball" in a "hoop"

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

Our machine resembles a person that steals from a bank then makes a get away, then puts his money that he stole into his extravagant piggy bank.

Our Step List

Step 1: Team member hits playdough container
Step 2: Container hits another playdough tub
Step 3: Tub hits ball
Step 4: Ball rolls and hits block
Step 5: Block hits other ball
Step 6: Block hits pool ball 2
Step 7: Pool ball hits water bottle
Step 8: Water bottle rolls and hits car
Step 9: Car rolls down “road”
Step 10: Road obstructor causes coin to fly
Step 11: Coin lands in piggy 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

Machine Run #1
Machine Run #2