Team # 606: Ruth's Rubes TEAM PAGE

Ruth Keeler Memorial LIbrary
North Salem, New York, United States

Host: Lower Hudson Valley Engineering Expo
Sunday, April 02, 2017
Setup Time: 9:00 AM
Contest Start Time: 11:00 AM
Live Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
Team Leader: John Diehl
Team Members: 7
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
This year, we have decided to dedicate our theme to ‘’Healing the Nation.” Our machine reviews 10 issues that are dividing our country. These topics include Economic Inequality, Climate Change, Health Care, Women's Rights, Immigration, Gender Rights, Environmental Protection, Racism, Gun Control and Energy - overall Healing the Nation!!!

Healing the Nation

Our Step List

1 - Bicycle Crank (Economic Inequality) turns Ferris Wheel;
2 - Ferris wheel (Climate Change) knocks Ball 1 of the top shelf;
3 - Ball 1 falls (Health Care) hits Ball 2 off step;
4 - Ball 2 (Gender Rights) hits Whoopee Cushion;
5 - Whoopee Cushion (Women’s Rights) pushes Car across the Mexico/US border;
6 - Car (Immigration) knocks down Forest;
7 - Forest pulls (Environmental Protection) down Oil Can into ocean polluting rare ecosystems;
8 - Oil Drum (Energy) pulls Trigger of Gun;
9 - Dart (Gun Control) pulls Mouse Trap;
10 - Mouse trap (Racism) flipps Fly Swatter;
11 - Fly Swatter attaches Band Aid (We need to "Heal the Nation" will a band aid do the trick,,,,).

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