Team # 435: Penndale Spartans TEAM PAGE

Penndale MS
lansdale , pa, United States

Online Contest:
Online Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
Team Leader: Glenn Jayne
Team Members: 5
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
Technology Machines And drawings

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"We cannot prepare the future for our children, but we can prepare our children for the future" JFK

Why we think we should win:
We should win because as penndale spartans we put forth great effort, and spent our time meticulously making sure every step was up to par with the standards we set for ourselves.

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Complete a circuit in order to turn on a light

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

The machine is more of a rustic design and uses basic materials, including plastic tubing cardboard, wood, and rubber. It is very bare and doesnt have many design items, aside from 2 calendars.

Our Step List

1 Robot drives and hits mousetrap
2 Mousetrap deploys and pulls plastic that is attached to another piece of plastic with weight
3 Weight drops and pull slip in pipe
4 Slip releases car
5 Car rolls down pipe hit dominoes
6 Dominoes hit hinge
7 Hinge falls down and hits marble
8 Marble goes down marble run and hits car
9 Car rolls down track and sets of teeter totter
10 Teeter totter swings and hits dominoes
11 One set falls down and hits mousetrap
12 Mousetrap hits finger injuring person- needs band aid
13 The other set of dominoes triggers conveyor
14 Conveyor runs and hits dominoes
15 Dominoes fall down and trigger mousetrap
16 Mouse attached to a fly swatter gets deployed, band aid is attached to flyswatter and applies bandage on finger

Our Close-ups: Photos

Our Close-ups: Favorite Step

Our Close-ups: Task Completion

Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough

Our Machine Run Videos