Sithbusters TEAM PAGE

Parish Episcopal School
Dallas, TX, USA

Online Contest:
Zip A Zipper
Online Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
Team Leader: Jennifer Makins
Team Members: 6
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
We are studying about drills,machines, and types of energy.

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"Great works are not performed by great strength but rather by great perseverance."

Why we think we should win:
We have worked every other day (Minus weekends) and put all our efforts and time just for this machine to do a task.

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Flip a switch

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

Welcome, to SITHBUSTERS!! (queue epic music.) A ragtag group of kids out to stop the Sith forces, in the form of COMPLEX MACHINERY... and PHYSICS!! So join us on our quest across the galaxy (or the room, you know, whatever) as we have our fill of successes, failures, and rage inducing moments that push us past our breaking point!

Our Step List

1)ram hits Dominoes
2)Domino knocks marble down "light saber" onto track
3)Marble knocks over dominoes
4)Domino pulls down golf ball
5)Golf ball pulls cup up with help of pulley
6)Marbles fall out and hit seesaw
7)seesaw turns and dumps out a marble
8)Marble knocks over DVD dominoes
9)DVD dominoes knock over base ball A
10)Bass ball A pulls down base ball B
11)The base ball B pulls down zipper

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