Haworth Public School
Haworth, NJ, USA

Online Contest:
Erase A Chalkboard
Online Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
Team Leader: Jennifer Eisberg
Team Members: 12
Invitations: 0

    What we're studying:
    How to use simple machines

    Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
    "Creativity is putting your imagination to work, and it\'s produced the most extraordinary results in human culture.\"
    Ken Robinson

    Why we think we should win:
    We should win because we came together as a team and combined our creativity to build a machine that we are proud to call our own.

    Suggestion for next year's challenge:
    Place an object in a drawer and close it.

    Our Step List

    1) Student pulls back slingshot.
    2) Student releases slingshot.
    3) Slingshot hits baseball #1 and baseball rolls down music stand.
    4) Baseball #1 hits blue ball.
    5) Blue ball falls on lever.
    6) Lever hits clipboard.
    7) Baseball #2 falls off clipboard.
    8) Baseball #2 rolls down ramp.
    9) Baseball #2 hits gluestick box
    10) Gluestick box falls
    11) Box pulls up pulley string.
    12) String pulls up eraser erasing the board.

    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