Pour A Bowl of Cereal
Lake Holcombe School
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Setup Time:
7:00 AM Contest Start Time:
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Brady Webster - invitation signed.
Noelle Strzok - invitation signed.
Izzy Villalpando - invitation signed.
Dylan Kolter - invitation sent
Caitlen Nitek - invitation signed.
Our machine pokes fun of the great infomercial star Billy Mays. The machine is an infomercial kitchen setting trying to sell a contraption that pours a bowl of cereal for you.
Our Step List
Rube Goldberg 2018
Camera turns on and releases pin.
Pin releases ball.
Ball travels down ramp conducting electricity.
Electricity turns on vacuum.
Vacuum sucks ball across tube.
Ball hits wooden trigger.
Wooden trigger knocks down red raisin box.
Red raisin box releases black spatula holding golf ball.
Golf ball ignites Newton’s craddle.
Last golf ball hits metalic ball.
Metalic ball travels down track to hit two tin cans
Tin cans release metalic ball to hit wooden spoon.
Wooden spoon shifts and hits the wooden rolling pin.
Rolling pin travels down track to hit door.
Door hits the ball into a brass pipe.
Ball travels in the brass pipe to hit a mouse trap.
Mouse trap releases string on double ended wooden spoon.
Wooden spoon hits metallic ball repeatedly.
Last wooden spoon knocks down tennis ball.
Tennis ball hits ball into brass pipe.
Ball travels through brass pipe to hit another mouse trap.
Mouse trap hits a wooden trigger.
Wooden trigger hits tin can.
Tin can rolls down ramp to hit three cereal boxes
Cereal boxes hit ball into blender.
Ball goes down blender into a pipe to hit a tin can uphill.
Last tin can falls and releases string on lever
Lever tips over milk.
Then pushes ball down track.
Ball falls down tube.
Ball hits mouse trap to release cereal into bowl.
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Our Close-ups: Task Completion
Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough
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