Put Money in a Piggy Bank
Society of Women Engineers - Baltimore/Washington Section
Saturday, March 02, 2019 Setup Time:
9:30 AM Contest Start Time:
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Emma Szympruch - invitation signed.
May Lee - invitation signed.
Lanna Ly - invitation signed.
Sunaya Reddy - invitation signed.
Katie Hessler - invitation signed.
Amanda Chin - invitation signed.
Alyssa Barker - invitation signed.
Sonia Albert - invitation signed.
Kim Munro - invitation signed.
Megan Hessler - invitation signed.
Lily Greenberger - invitation signed.
Kimberly Ho - invitation signed.
Claryss DeleCruz - invitation signed.
Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"Do one thing every day that scares you." Eleanor Roosevelt.
What comes up and never goes down? Our spirit!
Because the task to drop a coin into the piggy bank,our Rube Goldberg machine is farm-themed with different types of energy and forces. We try to incorporate every type of reactions and energies into our machine.
Our Step List
1. Drop egg on ramp
2. Egg roll down ramp into bucket
3. Weight in bucket pulls string on pulley
4 Pulley pulls end of tube up, pouring marbles onto a ramp
5. Marbles roll down ramp onto pegboard
6. Pegboard marbles fall into mousetrap
7. Mousetrap hits totem pole
8. Totem pole hits wood blocks
9. Wood blocks release car
10. Car hits marble
11. Marble hits lever
12. Lever hits bottle
13. Bottle releases water
14. Water fills milk carton
15. Milk carton lifts lever
16. Lever releases ball
17. Ball pulls pulley
18. Pulley pulls coin lever
19. Coin lever releases coin
20. Coin hits edge
21. Coin falls into piggybank
Our Close-ups: Photos
A maximum of 3 close-ups (scanned diagrams, photos). Images must be JPG or PNG, and less than 5 MB.
Our Close-ups: Task Completion
Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough
Our Machine Run Videos