Put Money in a Piggy Bank
San Bernardino County Rube Goldberg Contest (Elementary Division)
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Setup Time:
8:00 AM Contest Start Time:
Live Apprentice - Ages 8 - 11 (Elementary School)
Bethzabe Escobar - invitation signed.
Athen Davies - invitation signed.
Elliana Escobar - invitation signed.
Gadiel Mora - invitation signed.
DonJohn Hylton - invitation signed.
What we're studying:
Engineering and creativityOur Team Leader's favorite quote:
Just keep trying/try it again see if you can figure it outWhy we think we should win:
because we have worked hard Favorite Rube Goldberg video:
our machine has a toy story theme. We used a variety of things to make our steps. We used two science fair projects from two of our team members. One is a pendulum and one is a trebuchet. We also used dominoes made from wooden blocks, ramps, and a marble run .
Our Step List
Step 1 Silver cylinder is pushed into truck Step 2 truck is pushed into wooden block dominoes Step 3 Wooden dominoes knock tower into box Step 4 Box pushes pointer Step 5 pointer pushes marbles Step 6 marbles go down marble run Step 7 marbles hit pendulum Step 8 pendulum hits empty coke bottles and wooden block dominoes Step 9 Dominoes trigger ball on ramp Step 10 Ball goes down ramp and activates trebuchet Step 11 Trebuchet pulls tab from paper towel cylinder Step 12 coin releases and slide s down chute into 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