Team # 226: The Asian Connection TEAM PAGE

North Cedar Academy
Ladysmith, WI, United States

Contest:
Open An Umbrella
Host: School District of Loyal
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Setup Time: 7:30 PM
Contest Start Time: 9:00 AM
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Penny Williams
Team Members: 4
Invitations: 0



What we're studying:
Motion & Mechanics

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"Do the Daily Work"

Why we think we should win:
We overcame language barriers, distance barriers, and technological barriers to come together and create this design. Inspired by the dragon, we overcame each engineering challenge.

An Asian-themed machine.

Our Step List

1. Push switch on controller
2. Controller activates RC car
3. RC car hits ruler
4. Ruler hits dynamics cart
5. Dynamics cart pushes toilet paper.
6. Toilet paper hits wooden dominoes.
7. Last domino hits ejector switch
8. Switch pulls crossbow trigger
9. Crossbow fires bolt
10. Bolt pops balloon, releasing weight
11. Falling weight releases lock
12. Lock releases dragon
13. Dragon slides down wire, dropping golden jug
14. Jug falls on lever
15. Lever pushes up pole
16. Ruler on pole pushes basketball
17. Basketball rolls down ramp and hits styrofoam support
18. Support falls away, releasing pineapple
19. Pineapple falls, triggering umbrella
20. 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