Team # 404: NLRA-Mountain Climbers TEAM PAGE

Northern Lakes Regional Academy
Rice Lake, WI, United States

Host: University Wisconsin-Stout
Monday, March 20, 2017
Setup Time: 8:00 AM
Contest Start Time: 10:00 AM
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: steve adams
Team Members: 10
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
The life of Paul Farmer with the book "Mountains beyond Mountains"

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"Get it done" Mr. Adams

Why we think we should win:
Our theme fits well with the task and it is really interesting.

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Pour a glass of water.

This machine reflects the book we read as part of the project. It is based on the experiences of medical missionary to Haiti, Paul Farmer.

Our Step List

1. Bus hits lower arm that moves marble
2. Upper arm hits ball
3. Ball sets off mousetrap
4. Mousetrap releases plane
5. Plane pulls plug, releasing water
6. Water spins waterwheel
7. Waterwheel spins gears
8. Paddle attached to gear pushes ball
9. Ball rolls down ramp, hitting mango truck
10. Mango truck rolls onto mousetrap
11. Mousetrap releases helicopter
12. Helicopter hits mousetrap
13. Mousetrap releases marbles
14. Marbles roll into lever
15. Lever releases car
16. Car rolls down ramp, hitting marble
17. Marble rolls down ramp onto mousetrap
18. Mousetrap pulls block
19. Block releases pill bottle
20. Pill bottle hits robot switch
21. Robot pushes drum pedal
22. Drum pedal places band-aid on globe

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