Team # 180: North Union Warriors TEAM PAGE

North Union High School
Armstrong, IA, United States

Open An Umbrella
Host: St. Ansgar Science Department
Monday, February 22, 2016
Setup Time: 8:00 AM
Contest Start Time: 12:30 PM
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Autumn Welcome
Team Members: 6
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
Simple machines and transfer of energy.

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"You can only do what you know, when you know more, you do better." Maya Angelou

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Pet a cat (fake)

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

A representative hodgepodge of the industrial tech's scrap pile of wood and various tools, Mrs. Welcome's kids' toys, and various items borrowed from the science rooms demonstration items.

Our Step List

1. Start the chicken
2. Chicken hits dominoes
3. Domino's hit wooden ball
4. Wooden ball hits marble
5. Marble hits big dominoes
6. Dominoes hit scissors & cut string
7. Wood block drops on car (marble) shooter
8. Car shooter propels marble forward
9. Marble hits cup and tips it
10. Marbles fall out of tipped cup into a pulley system to open a barrier
11. Marble is released into a cup pulley system which lifts a wood block
12. Wood block tips container and marble is released onto inclined plane system
13. Marble hits truck
14. Truck moves forward into garage and pulls lever
15. Lever pulls platform tipping off a marble
16. Marble hits tiny monster truck
17. Tiny monster truck hits car
18. Car hits marble
19. Marble hits truck/pencil
20. Truck/pencil hits dominoes
21. Dominoes hit ball
22. Ball falls on teeter totter
23. Teeter totter releases car
24. Car pulls mouse trap
25. Mouse trap pulls hammer causing it to fall
26. Hammer hits umbrella & opens it

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