Team # 517: MR Physics Medics TEAM PAGE

Maple River High School
Mapleton, MN, United States

Host: Minnesota State, Mankato & MNCEME
Friday, March 03, 2017
Setup Time: 8:30 AM
Contest Start Time: 10:30 AM
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Gwen Isaacson
Team Members: 9
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
1. Simple Machines
2. Kinematic Equations
3. Newton's Laws of Motion
4. Gravitational Forces
5. Static and Kinetic Frictions

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"Figure it out!"

Why we think we should win:
We believe we should win because we are representing a small school and want to prove to the world that through hard work and dedication, we can do anything we put our minds too.

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Slicing a piece of fruit

A fisherman, with an infectious illness caused from a hook in his arm, is looking for a doctor to patch him up. A group of doctors have made it there goal to put a band aid on the fisherman without getting near him and catching the infectious illness. They completed this goal by creating a rube goldberg in their hospital.

Our Step List

1. Button is pushed on the fishing reel to release the car
2. Car goes down the red chute to hit the clothes pin
3. Clothes pin releases rubber band
4. Rubber band hits empty bottle
5. Empty peroxide bottle knocks over book
6. Book pulls string which pulls tape roll
7. Tape roll pulls out from underneath cross, spinning the cross
8. Cross spins to knock the card cage up
9. Golf ball rolls down second red chute
10. Golf ball hits empty first aid kit knocking it over
11. Medicine bottle falls down which pulls first aid kit up
12. Tounge depressor flips up, pulling the first domino
13. Dominoes fall and hit thermometer
14. Thermometer falls to hit first aid kit
15. First aid kits fall to knock empty peroxide bottle off shelf
16. Empty peroxide bottle pulls gauze box up hitting the car
17. Car rolls down third red chute
18. Car hits crutch
19. Crutch hits scissors
20. Scissors cuts string
21. String releases tounge depressor, hitting a golf ball
22. Golf ball falls onto car launcher
23. Car launches into book
24. Book falls on clothes pin
25. Clothes pin releases broom
26. Broom hits white first aid kit
27. White first aid kit hits clothes pin
28. Clothes pin pulls down string which pulls down lever
29. Lever releases the lever arm
30. Bandaid is applied to the fisherman

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