Team # 549: Lewis & Clark TEAM PAGE

St. Mary\'s Academy
Denver , CO, United States

Online Contest:
Online Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Jenny Knapp
Team Members: 6
Invitations: 0

Why we think we should win:
We think we should win because we put a lot of hard work into our machine. We have used items from our own homes, and our design reflects each of our personalities. We are an all female team that is striving to succeed in a male-dominated field.

Our Step List

1. the car goes down the ramp and hits a marble
2. marble hits the yoyo
3. yoyo hits the dominoes
4.domino falls into the cup
5. cup is released by clothespin
6. cup falls and pulls a string
7. string lifts pencil, releasing marble
8. marble goes down a ramp, through a funnel and through a series of zigzagging ramps
9. marble falls off the ramp and drops into a cup
10. cup falls and pulls a string down which releases a marble
11. marble rolls down a ramp, falls into a cup which pulls down a string
12. the string releases another marble down a ramp, falls into a cup and pulls down a string
13. the string pulls a baseball which hits the dominoes
14. the dominoes fall and hit a CD case
15. CD case falls and hits a golf ball resting on a platform
16. golf ball drops and hits a jenga block connected to mardi gras beads
17. jenga blocks falls to the ground and pulls beads
18. beads zigzag to the ground and release a tennis ball
19. tennis ball rolls down a ramp and falls off table
20. tennis ball hits a mouse trap with a fly swatter connected
21. fly swatter swings forward and applies band-aid to cardboard man

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