Team # 587: Pleasant Ridge Middle School TEAM PAGE

Pleasant Ridge Middle School
Overland Park, KS, United States

Online Contest:
Online Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
Team Leader: Melinda Vizcarra
Team Members: 9
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
We need to work together as a team.

Why we think we should win:
We brought ideas together.

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Provide more time to complete the machine.

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

Roll ball in the Incline tunnel to hit a lever which falls on to a plank which triggers a ball to roll down a ramp. Then the ball lands on the top of the hand Sanitizer to squirt out hand Sanitizer on to a hand.

Our Step List

1.Marker falls over to hit marble ball.
2. Marble ball rolling down an incline tunnel.
3. Marble ball hits lever which falls forward.
4. Lever hits wooden plank.
5. Wooden plank fly upward to hit ball from beneath.
6. Ball rolls down a slope.
7. Ball hits the top of the Hand Sanitizer.
8. Hand Sanitizer lid moved downward.
9. Downward motion pushes out liquid.
10. Liquid falls on hand.

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