Team # 842: ATM TEAM PAGE

Homeschool STEAM Alliance
CHAMPAIGN, IL, United States

Pour A Bowl of Cereal
Host: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign: Engineering Open House 2018
Friday, March 09, 2018
Setup Time: 7:00 AM
Contest Start Time: 8:30 AM
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Sue Barlow
Team Members: 7
Invitations: 7
Jacob Barlow - invitation signed.
Nathan Dodge - invitation signed.
Jason Chahyadi - invitation signed.
Lindsy Weiss - invitation signed.
Josiah Barlow - invitation signed.
Alex Cox - invitation signed.
Mya Berkey - invitation signed.

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"No pressure, no diamonds"- Thomas Carlyle

Why we think we should win:
We worked hard on this machine, and put alot of time into putting it together.

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Turn on a light

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

Our machine is themed around how an ATM machine "really" works.

Our Step List

1. Card hits sign
2. Sign releases golf balls
3. Golf balls hit lego contraption
4. Lego contraption pulls a block into a seesaw
5. Marble rolls off the seesaw into a peg
6. peg releases a slow rolling wheel
7. Wheel knocks over a block
8. Block falls on a mousetrap
9. Mousetrap pulls a block into a car
10. Car contraption knocks a battery down
11.Battery pulls a wooden block into a peg
12. Peg releases a cart
13. Cart falls onto a couple wood levers
14. Wood levers hit a toy gun
15. Toy gun lets a train fall down a ramp
16. Train pushes a spoon
17. Spoon tips over a hammer
18. Hammer falls on a mini seesaw
19. Mini seesaw sets gears into motion
20. Gears pull a magnet off a tube releasing marbles
21. Marbles fall into a cup pulley system
22. Pulleys lift a ramp sending a golf ball into a block
23. Block pulls down tower onto a plank
24. Plank pushes a tube down a ramp
25. Tube hits a popsicle stick contraption
26. Popsicle sticks knock into a car
27. Car spins a board
28. Board knocks over a wooden block
29. A string attached to the block pulls out a support making a piece of wood a ramp
30. A PVC pipe that was on the pice of wood sets into motion pulling a string
31. String pulls a piece of metal into a switch
32. Switch activates a motor that pulls a rod
33. Rod releases a car
34. Car hits a pair of scissors
35. Scissors pull a nail
36. Nail releases a car
37. Car pulls a board with a hook on the end
38. Hook releases a makeshift hammer
39. Hammer hits a car through a tube
40. Car unhooks an anchor releasing a bowl
41. Bowl falls onto a ball
42. Ball hits a lever
43. Lever hits a peg
44. Peg hits a marble
45. Marble falls onto a seesaw
46.Seesaw releases hammer
47. Hammer hits a board
48. Board releases a newtons cradle
49. Cradle knocks down a block
50. Block falls onto mousetrap
51. Mousetrap pulls out a platform letting block fall
52. Block flips a piece of blind
53. A string attached to the blind pulls over a log
54. Log falls onto a clothespin
55. Clothespin releases a string holding a car
56. Car knocks into a peg releasing the cereal

Our Close-ups: Photos

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Our Close-ups: Task Completion

Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough

Our Machine Run Videos