Team # 54: Flying Knights TEAM PAGE

Edward W. Bok Academy
Lake Wales, FL, United States

Online Contest:
Open An Umbrella
Online Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
Team Leader: Richele Floyd
Team Members: 15
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
Science, Technology, Engineering, Aviation, and Math

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will - Suzy Kassem

Why we think we should win:
We think we should win because our STEAM class incorporated our engineering skills into making this project unique and effective.

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Type a word

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

Our Step List

1. Drop ball into cardboard tube
2. Ball comes out and hits dominoes on table
3. Dominoes fall and hit popsicle stick to start marbles
4. Marbles roll down rulers to hit another set of dominoes
5. Dominoes fall to cassette cases to pieces of wood to hit wood under tin can
6. Tin can falls over to dump out marbles
7. Marbles roll down incline plane and fall into another tin can
8. Weight of can drops and pulley raises another can
9. Can hits ruler that causes dominoes to fall
10. Dominoes fall upstairs and hit popsicle stick
11. Movement of popsicle stick causes ball to roll down incline plane
12. Ball hits K'nex swing
13. Swing hits another ball
14. Ball rolls down incline plane to hit cardboard tape roll
15. Tape roll falls off table and hits DVD cases on floor
16. DVD cases fall and turn on surge protector
17. Surge protector powers on hairdryer
18. Hairdryer blows foam on mouse trap
19. Mouse trap with string tied to water bottle goes off and falls off table
20. String pulls water bottle off the popsicle stick bomb
21. Stick bomb causes another water bottle that is tied to tape to fall off the table
22. Tape is pulled off the pvc pipe with a tennis ball wound around it
23. Tennis ball unravels itself to hit a baseball
24. Baseball rolls down incline plane and falls into a cup attached to a wheel
25. Wheel turn and pulls a chord out from under a bowling ball
26. Bowling ball rolls down incline plane to hit umbrella
27. Button on umbrella is pushed and umbrella opens

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