Team # 205: STM Science Club TEAM PAGE

The High School of Saint Thomas More
Champaign, IL, United States

Open An Umbrella
Host: University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign
Friday, March 11, 2016
Setup Time: 8:30 AM
Contest Start Time: 8:30 AM
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Ashtyn Ehrlich
Team Members: 15
Invitations: 0

Our Step List

1.A ticket is pulled from the ticket booth.
2.A mousetrap with a string is able to release.
3.The string pulls on a cork to move the train wheels forward.
4.A straw attached to the train hits a wood block off a beam.
5.The block falls to pull string over a pencil.
6.Another stick is able to release the Ferris wheel.
7.A weight on the Ferris wheel causes it to spin.
8.A string attached to the Ferris wheel is able to pull a nail out of the NY ball drop.
9.The ball is able to drop on the pole.
10.The ball dropping hits a lever.
11.The lever is able to pull a string that lets a weight drop.
12.The weight dropping hits a bridge.
13.The bridge works like a seesaw to change the way it tilts.
14.A car is now able to run down the ramp.
15.The car rolls to hit Lady Liberty’s arm.
16.The arm falls to hit a Popsicle stick.
17.With the Popsicle stick now gone, a car can roll.
18.The rolling car knocks over block of wood.
19.The wood drops to hit King Kong.
20.King Kong is now out of the way of the nail to allow the weight to pull him up.
21.He hits a piece of cardboard attached to a stick to push the blimp off the building.
22.The blimp rolls off the building.
23.Running down the zip-line, the blimp pulls on a string.
24.The string pulls down the Seattle space needle.
25.Another string attached to the needle pulls a piece of cardboard.
26.Without the cardboard a marble can now rolls down the St. Louis arch.
27.The marble hits a metal ruler.
28.Ruler is attached to a string to be pulled.
29.The string pulls stopper to release marbles.
30.Released marbles fall down a track.
31.Marbles fall in a cup.
32.The cup pulls down a string in a pulley.
33.The other end of the string pulls a stopper.
34.The stopper allows the Hoover Damn basin to tip.
35.Basin moving hits a lever.
36.This lever hits another lever attached to a string.
37.String is pulled.
38.Pulled string tips down a cup.
39.The tipped cup releases marbles on the other side.
40.Marbles are able to roll down the river.
41.Marbles fall in to a cup.
42.The cup is now weighed down.
43.The string attached to the cup is pulled down.
44.Attached as a pulley, the other end of the string pulls a piece of cardboard.
45.The cardboard is bent so when it is pulled, the weights on top of it drop.
46.The weights have strings to attach the drink umbrella causing them to be pulled.
47.Straws around the umbrellas do not go down and push the tops of the umbrellas open.

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