TASIS England
Thorpe, , England

Online Contest:
Zip A Zipper
Online Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
Team Leader: Mrs. Erickson
Team Members: 5
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
Work, Power, and Simple Machines

Why we think we should win:
We worked very hard, our machine is a good example of a Rube Goldberg Machine, and it is pretty awesome if we do say so ourselves!!!

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Call someone on an old fashioned phone.

Our Step List

1. A member of our team knocks a wooden block in front of a wind up car away.
2.wind up car moves and pulls string 3. string unscrews cap.
4. marble falls out of cap and hits dominoes.
5. dominoes fall and knock down car
6. car rolls down inclined plane
7. needle attached to car pops balloon
8. balloon lets go of string attached to pulley and swing.
9. swing falls and knocks down block and lets go of confetti bag top
10. confetti falls
11. zipper is zipped by weight of block

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