Pour A Bowl of Cereal
Ethical Culture Fieldston School
Sunday, March 11, 2018 Setup Time:
9:00 AM Contest Start Time:
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Rachel Hendrickson - invitation signed.
Holly Wemple - invitation signed.
Charlotte Lundberg - invitation signed.
Let's go to the mall. A trip to the shopping mall ends with a stop at the food court for a bowl of cereal.
Our Step List
1. Remote control car pulls up elevator
2. Elevator pushes over a lacrosse stick head, dropping the lacrosse ball
3. The string attached to the lacrosse ball pulls down the wood supporting a sneaker
4. The sneaker swings, kicking a football
5. The football hits over a frisbee
6. Frisbee pushes down wooden lever
7. Wooden lever knocks over baseball
8. Baseball hits over a book
9. The string attached to the book pulls up a bottle cap
10. The ball travels through a tunnel, eventually weighing down a cup
11. The cup pushes down on a lever
12. Lever sets off a mouse trap
13. The string attached to wood attached to mousetrap pulls up the lid of a music box.
14. A ruler is released from the music box, and the ball travels down into bed
15. The now weighted bed pushes down one side of a lever
16. The lever pushes over the slinky.
17. The slinky weighs down the second ruler.
18. The opposite side of the ruler pushes over a pencil box.
19. Gluesticks fall out, pushing over a pen box.
20. The string attached to the pen box pulls closed a pair of scissors.
21. The scissor cut a piece of tape, releasing a packet of index cards.
22. The index cards push down a bottle of hand sanitizer.
23. The hand sanitizer unravels the string around a mechanical pencil, releasing its lead.
24. The lead pushes over coins on top of a wallet.
25. The coins fall into a tip jar rested on a lever, and falls onto a mousetrap bed.
26. A spatula attached to the mousetrap knocks over a Cinnamon Toast Crunch box, pouring the cereal into a bowl.
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