Kinetic Nerds TEAM PAGE

Loogootee Intermediate
Loogootee, IN, USA

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Online Contest:
Hammer A Nail
Online Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
Team Leader: Mrs. Wagoner
Team Members: 16
Invitations: 0

    What we're studying:
    Energy - Standard 4: Science, Engineering and Technology
    Apply a form of energy to design and construct a simple mechanical device.

    Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
    "You can not do great things without great mistakes."

    Why we think we should win:
    We think we should win because we put a lot of time and thought into the project. Everyone in our group contributed to the project by bringing in items, along with the design and engineering processes.

    Suggestion for next year's challenge:
    Feed An Animal

    Our Step List

    1: Release Marble
    2: Marble collides with dominoes
    3: Dominoes fall, pulling stop
    4: Stop releases can
    5: Can hits tennis balls
    5a: First tennis ball rolls down ramp, colliding with dominoes
    5b: Second tennis ball rolls down ramp, colliding with ruler
    6b: Ruler falls, releasing hammer
    7b: Hammer strikes nail

    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