Team # 1048: Pekin High II TEAM PAGE

Pekin Community High School
Pekin, IL, United States

Put Money in a Piggy Bank
Host: Engineering Open House
Friday, March 08, 2019
Setup Time: 7:00 AM
Contest Start Time: 8:30 AM
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Erin Vietti
Team Members: 7
Invitations: 14
Abbi Marcier - invitation sent
Cody Givens - invitation signed.
Nathan Kraus - invitation signed.
Caleb White - invitation signed.
Abbi Marcier - invitation signed.
Abbi Marcier - invitation sent
Caleb White - invitation sent
Abbi Marcier - invitation sent
Caleb White - invitation sent
Brodan Belcher - invitation signed.
Shayne Alcantara - invitation signed.
Shayne Alcantara - invitation sent
Noah Mullen - invitation signed.
Brodan Belcher - invitation sent

What we're studying:
We are a physics class that studies different ways that energy can be transferred via unusual items.

Why we think we should win:
We really have tried to implement the spirit of Rube Goldberg via this Wild Wild West themed project.

This Rube Goldberg is the story of how the Wild Wild West was involved in a bank robbery. So there is a series of steps about how the sheriff and the robberies traveling throughout the Wild West with only a coin.

Our Step List

1. Pin is shot by fake gun, bucket is released
2. Bucket falls into slinky
3. Slinky falls into ferris wheel
4. Water wheel turns
5. “Boot” kicks role of duct tape
6. Duct tape pulls on string, string pulls trigger
7. Gun hits water bottle
8. Water bottle fills up cup
9. Cup weights down popsicle stick
10. Popsicle stick releases car
11. Car knocks down pot
12. Pot releases catapult
13. Catapult releases grapple gun
14. Grapple releases car
15. Car pulls out dowel rod
16. Ball machine activates
17. Ball falls into net
18. Net pulls on string
19. String sets off scissors
20. Scissors cut mobile
21. Mobile tilts and pulls qtip
22. Qtip falls out, letting sand out of cup
23. Sand falls into cup, pulling down on pulley
24. Pulley knocks down weight
25. Weight pulls pin, releasing train
26. Train sets off scissors
27. Cuts mobile string
28. Coins fall into cup
29. Cup weights down on typewriter key
30. Typewriter pulls string forward
31. Train knocks tape over
32. Tape sets off mousetrap
33. Mousetrap pulls out pin
34. Spring loaded screwy device shoot upwards
35. Balloon pops, knocking board down
36. Dinosaur falls
37. Dinosaur knocks ball loose
38. Ball falls into ferris wheel
39. Ferris wheel starts motor
40. Motor pulls popsicle stick from bottom of slot
41. Coin falls into piggy bank

Our Close-ups: Photos

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Our Close-ups: Task Completion

Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough

Our Machine Run Videos