Open An Umbrella
Online Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
What we're studying:
PhysicsOur Team Leader's favorite quote:
"Nothing is a waste of time if you learn something from it" Fortune cookieWhy we think we should win:
We think our team should win because we have learned to work together as a group. We did not buy any supplies or items on the project, we were able to find everything at school or home. To be honest we already won the day our project functioned properly! The pure excitement in that moment will be remembered! Suggestion for next year's challenge:
To unlock a doorFavorite Rube Goldberg video:
We hope you enjoy our Rube Goldberg Machine! Thank you for watching and for the challenge!!!
Our Step List
1: Buck the chicken is wound up and started.
2: Buck the chicken walks to the golf ball.
3: Buck hits the golf ball, ball rolls down a ramp.
4: Ball hits lever, lever throws the ball into can and around track.
5: Ball hits meter stick lever.
6: Meter stick lever moves the ninja turtle car down the ramp.
7: Ninja turtle car moves the weight off of the ramp.
8: Weight makes the gears turn because the weight is attached to a string.
9: The gears move the lever.
10: Dumps marble into pipe and onto a track, it goes around the empire state building and loops at the end.
11: Marble hits meter stick lever on the floor.
12: Meter stick lever on the floor hits the meter stick lever on the wall.
13: Meter stick lever on the wall hits another meter stick lever that is on the wall.
14: The meter stick lever on the wall hits the orange hotwheel down the ramp.
15: The orange hot wheel hits Farmer Dan Jerry Pumpernickel.
16: Dan ziplines and hits the purple hotwheel which goes down the orange track.
17: Purple hot wheel hits the spoon, spoon throws golf ball down track.
18: Golf ball hits a lever.
19: Lever hits golf ball and goes down the track down the track.
20: Golf ball hits a lever.
21: Lever hits the golf ball down the track and into a can that is attached to a metal sign with a string and a pulley.
22: The golf ball weighs down the sign and the sign lifts up.
23: Car rolls from behind the sign and down ramp and hits the big blue marble
24: The big blue marble rolls down the xylophone and into a funnel.
25: The marble goes down a pipe that is attached to the funnel and hits a switch on a power strip that the fan is plugged into.
26: Fan blows car sail car on the golden gate bridge and pops the balloon.
27: Hammer that was on the balloon falls onto the umbrella button and the umbrella opens.
Our Close-ups: Photos
Our Close-ups: Favorite Step
Our Close-ups: Task Completion
Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough
Our Machine Run Videos