Team # 436: hash slinging slashers TEAM PAGE

Switzerland County High School
Vevay, Indiana, United States

Host: Genesis, Kids Discovery Factory, & Jac-Cen-Del School Corporation
Saturday, March 04, 2017
Setup Time: 8:00 AM
Contest Start Time: 10:00 AM
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Matt Jung
Team Members: 6
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
We are currently studying the conservation of energy.

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"Heroes are remembered but legends never die" -Babe Ruth

Why we think we should win:
We think that we should win because our machine was made entirely from spare parts and items that we found in our classroom. Our machine was also made from the imaginations of only five team members.

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Remove a Band Aid.

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

Our Step List

1. Robot lifts ball into box.
2. Ball falls into ramp.
3. Ball activates mouse trap.
4. Mouse trap pushes truck down ramp.
5. Truck releases tension to swinging tube.
6. Swinging tube pushes truck down ramp.
7. Truck is attached to pulley to pull rotating lever.
8. Rotating lever knocks over tube.
9. Tube opens door to release ball.
10. Ball rolls down ramp and knocks books over.
11. Falling books pull zip-tie from holding up metal ball.
12. Ball falls into ramp to fall and activate spring loaded truck.
13. Truck pushes over cans.
14. Sand filled bottle goes through a pulley to move the stopper holding truck on a ramp.
15. Truck is tied to rod and pulls rod out of tube to release tennis ball.
16. Tennis ball falls onto spring loaded truck.
17. Truck knocked hot wheel off of table.
18. Hot wheel pulls tube and activates mouse trap.
19. Mouse trap hits mini baseball bat.
20. Baseball bat hits baseball.
21. Baseball rolls down ramp and hits a fishing pole.
22. The fishing pole drops a weight onto push button.
23. Push button activates a wench.
24. Wench pulls a string to flip an actuator switch.
25. Actuator pushes bowling ball of of cart.
26. Bowling ball falls onto air cushion and fires rocket.
27. Rocket pulls string out from under ping pong ball.
28. Ping pong ball falls onto ramp.
29. Ping pong ball falls through funnel and activates mouse trap.
30. Mouse trap applies band aid.

Our Close-ups: Photos

Our Close-ups: Favorite Step

Our Close-ups: Task Completion

Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough

Our Machine Run Videos