Team # 408: NUAMES Magical Nerdcakes TEAM PAGE

Layton, Utah, United States

Host: Utah Aerospace Ed Found/Northern Utah Chap-Div II
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Setup Time: 8:00 AM
Contest Start Time: 10:00 AM
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Jessie Barrow
Team Members: 10
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
How to solve problems.

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"Where are the scissors?"

Why we think we should win:
Our machine has an awesome theme!

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Turn on a TV

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

Our machine has an art museum theme. Most steps are parody of famous, iconic paintings.

Our Step List

1. Museum curator's hand pulls curtain pull (and cord handle)
2. Cord pulls PVC knocker
3. PVC knocker pushes lacrosse ball, releasing it from its perch
4. Lacrosse ball pushes silver soup can
5. Silver soup can pulls cord
6. Cord pulls watering can, tipping it
7. Watering can releases water
8. Water pushes silver soup can
9. Silver soup can pulls cord
10. Cord pulls lever shelf
11. Lever shelf pushes power button
12. Power button completes circuit, allowing electricity to flow
13. Electricity powers hair dryer fan
14. Hair dryer fan pushes air
15. Air pushes ping pong ball
16. Ping pong ball pushes domino
17. Domino pushes bowling ball
18. Bowling ball pulls string
19. String pulls pipe cleaner
20. Pipe cleaner releases marble
21. Marble pushes soup can
22. Soup can releases marble
23. Marble pushes lever
24. Lever pushes pitchfork
25. Pitchfork pushes balloon, popping it
26. Deflated balloon releases string tension
27. Relaxed string releases spring tension in drink dispenser cannon
28. Drink dispenser cannon spring pushes ball
29. Ball pushes glove
30. Glove pushes bicycle wheel
31. Bicycle wheel pulls admission ticket
32. Admission ticket roll sets off mouse trap
33. Mouse trap pulls string
34. String pulls Jenga block
35. Jenga block releases Jenga tower
36. Jenga tower releases golf ball
37. Golf ball pushes hamster wheel gyroscope
38. Hamster wheel gyroscope pushes catapult blocker
39. Catapult blocker releases rubber band-tensioned catapult arm
40. Catapult arm pulls string
41. String pulls badminton racquet handle
42. Badminton racquet applies Band-Aid

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