Team # 12: Team Hill TEAM PAGE

Home School
Layton, Utah, United States

Online Contest:
Open An Umbrella
Online Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
Team Leader: Kirk Schmierer
Team Members: 8
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
Science and engineering

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:
Our machine is called the "The Junkle." We made it with a jungle theme using junk parts as much as possible. We included jungle animals and decorations to achieve our look.

Our Step List

Marble run starts by a person dropping a marble
Marble hits domino train
Last domino falls down tube and hits see-saw moving the rubber band car
Rubber band car pulls string
String pulls dowel wrapped in fabric waterfall
Fabric waterfall unrolls and hits boat
Rubber band powered boat hits trigger

Wooden bar hits straw
Tree with monkey falls pulling string
Strings pulls out wooden pin
Wooden pin releases pipe weight
Pipe weight falls, pulling tree frog up
Tree frog hits bird
Bird slides down wire
Bird pulls string, triggering mousetrap
Mouse trap flings block
Block hits pole trigger
Weight releases and swings up to hit arrow
Arrow hits umbrella trigger
Umbrella opens

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