Team # 1153: Samohi Engineering TEAM PAGE

Santa Monica High School
Santa Monica , CA , United States

Online Contest:
Put Money in a Piggy Bank
Online Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Rebecca Xu
Team Members: 3
Invitations: 5
Sarah Ogata - invitation sent
Amanda Arnold - invitation sent
Sarah Ogata - invitation signed.
Olivier ... - invitation signed.
Clear ... - invitation signed.

What we're studying:
We are a variety of students at Samohi and are all studying different sciences such as Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Physics, and Engineeering.

Why we think we should win:
We have moved this machine to three different locations and worked every Sunday. We also think that the monopoly theme was pretty unique.

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

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

Monopoly Themed Machine

Our Step List

1. Marble goes down ramp
2. Switch door sends other marble
3. Marble goes into zig-zag ramp system
4. Marble falls into the jail
5. Marble goes down neon tunnel ramp
6. Marble changes direction in the pipe
7. Marble collides with grey car
8. Grey car falls into cup
9. Pulley releases cable car
10. Cable car goes down ramp
11. Cable car hits fidget spinner
12. Fidget spinner hits catapult trigger
13. Catapult launches marble
14. Marble hits swing ramp
15. Ramp flips downwards
16. Motion pulls on ribbon
17. Ribbon pulls on Ferris wheel
18. Ferris wheel rotates
19. Ferris wheel pulls latch and releases coin
20. Coin falls into donut bank.

Our Close-ups: Photos

A maximum of 3 close-ups (scanned diagrams, photos). Images must be JPG or PNG, and less than 5 MB.

Our Close-ups: Task Completion

Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough

Our Machine Run Videos

Machine Run #1
Machine Run #2