Team # 526: Spencer's Team Delicious 3.14 TEAM PAGE

Spencer High School
Spencer, IA, United States

Host: Minnesota State, Mankato & MNCEME
Friday, March 03, 2017
Setup Time: 8:30 AM
Contest Start Time: 10:30 AM
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Will Dible
Team Members: 6
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
This machine a unit project for AP Physics unit on conservation of energy. In our Physics class we have learned about many different topics which assisted us in the making of our machine.

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"It's a trap!" - Admiral Akbar

Why we think we should win:
We feel that we should win because we have the most colorful fun looking machine and great team energy. Rube Goldberg machines are all about having fun and working together to complete a task.

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Creating a work of "art"

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

Our machine is a simulated kitchen environment with the unlimited goal of applying a bandied on a rat. It's colorful and fun with numerous interesting tidbits. It was comprised of recycled materials and practically no money was spent on it.

Our Step List

1. Hand released bananas colliding with potato
2. Potato rolling down a ram colliding with a book
3-4. Books knocking into one another
5. Book falling into mousetrap-razor blade snapper
6. Mousetrap-razor blade snapper cuts rubber glove filled with water
7. Water falls on to pringles chute
8. Water is guided into a see-saw
9. See-saw swings to the other side releasing rubber band car
10. Rubber band car collides with DVD case causing it to fall
11. DVD case falls onto a mousetrap
12. Mousetrap knocks a potato down a ramp
13. Potato rolls into can
14. Can falls pulling another can upward, hitting a small cereal box on the way down
16. Small cereal box slides down a string hitting a pringles can
17. Pringles can falls onto a mousetrap
18. Mousetrap snaps pulling a Popsicle stick away
19. Popsicle stick is moved allowing a rubber band car to start rolling
20. Rubber band car hits a pop can stack
21. Pop can stack falls pulling a pulley cause it to remove a Popsicle stick from a ram
22. Rolling pin on the ram is released and collides into a cup stack
23. Cups fall pulling a pulley that the closes a scissors
24. Scissors cut a string causing a rattrap to trigger
25. Meat tenderizer applies band-aid

Our Close-ups: Photos

Our Close-ups: Favorite Step

Our Close-ups: Task Completion

Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough

Our Machine Run Videos