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Holy Trinity Episcopal School
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Online Contest:
Erase A Chalkboard
Online Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
Team Leader: Tracy Burgason
Team Members: 12
Invitations: 0



What we're studying:
Science and simple machines!

Why we think we should win:
Because this about drove us crazy trying to get it all in one take! LOL


Welcome to HTES Science

Our Step List

1. Put in the marble on the incline (marble lands on the platform)
2. Marble hits golf ball #1 (which lands in the bucket)
3. Which pulls a string attached to a domino and releases another golf ball #2
4. Golf ball #2 goes down the pipe and hits a ruler
5. Ruler then pulls a string with another golf ball #3
6. Which knocks down the dominoes which hits another golf ball #4- with a string attached (which lands in a bucket)
7. String pulls out another domino allowing two gold balls (#5&6) to land in a bucket. (Each ball lands in the bucket)
8. The bucket is on a pulley which raises the stop (a block of wood) and allows a softball to roll
9. Softball rolls and hits a toy car which has a string on it. (Toy car has potential the kinetic energy)
10. String then pull up the piece of cardboard releasing the baseballs
11. The baseballs fill the bucket
12. The weight of the baseballs pulls the eraser up the board
13. The board is completely erased.

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