Pour A Bowl of Cereal
Ethical Culture Fieldston School
Sunday, March 11, 2018 Setup Time:
9:00 AM Contest Start Time:
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Max Church - invitation signed.
Mallory Holst - invitation signed.
Eloise Harcourt - invitation signed.
Sarah Weber - invitation signed.
Daphne Zuckerman - invitation signed.
Jonah Landsman - invitation signed.
Gemmarosa Ryan - invitation signed.
Gillian Feinglass - invitation signed.
Annie Mitnick - invitation signed.
Lindsay Ravetz - invitation signed.
Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
What is the first rule of Engineering Club?Why we think we should win:
We have incredible teamwork.Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Open a can of soda.
First go shopping at the grocery store. Then pick up eggs at the market. Head to the kitchen to fix up a healthy breakfast.
Our Step List
1 Can rolls down ramp and hits the Bai Bottle on seesaw
2 Bai bottle flips second Bai Bottle on hinge
3 The Bai bottle spills water into a condensed milk can
4 The condensed milk can tips the scale up
5 The scale tips up, rolling a mini can onto a mousetrap
6 The mousetrap tilts the ramp upwards
7 Can rolls down the mousetrap and hits another can
8 The other can rolls down a ramp which hits a cookbook
9 The cookbook launches a seesaw
10 The seesaw flips over the apple roller
11 The apple roller hits a twinkes box
12 The Twinkies box pushes the cashew can off the shelf
13 Cashew can falls and pulls fork releasing egg
14 Egg falls into cup on pulley
15 Pulley raises water bottle hitting egg in carton
16 Carton drops eggs down ramp into another cup
17 Cup pulls down a switch which turns on an electric can opener
18 Electric can opener turns a wheel that picks up eggs
19 Wheel drops the eggs down a ramp
20 Eggs rolls down a ramp and drops into a tropicana bottle
21 Tropicana bottle weighs down and pulls hinge releasing tube of eggs
22 Eggs land in Poland Springs Bottle and hits mousetrap
23 The mousetrap pulls string which releases shelf with two bottles. drops two bottles.
24 One bottle turns off the motor and one bottle pulls the rolling pin up hill and knocks over the Salt contaier
25 Salt shaker knocks over Nature valley box
26 Nature Valley Box pulls over Half and Half bottle
27 Half and Half bottle pours water through a measuring cup into mason jar
28 Mason jar fills up and weighs down a lever
29 Lever tilts up, knocking over the cakemix
30 Cakemix falls down, pulling a string that opens the fridge door
31 Fridge door opens, knocking over a stack of cans of cat food
32 Cat food falls, pulling down a half and half bottle inside the fridge that releases liquid into a can
33 Can fills with water and falls down, pulling up a sprite can
34 Sprite can hits a pencil that knocks down a second half and half bottle
35 Half and Half bottle falls down and activates a mousetrap
36 Mousetrap knocks over a third Half and Half bottle which pulls a string on a mousetrap to knock over a milk bottle
37 Water falls through sink into the clorox bottle
38 Clorox bottle weighs down and hits the mousetrap
39 Mousetrap pulls string on second mousetrap
40 Mousetrap pull up flames on the stove
41 Flame on the stove knocks down tea kettle
42 Tea kettle falls, pulling down a Lucky Charms box that pours a bowl of cereal
Bowl of Cereal knocks over creamer carton
Creamer carton pulls string on mousetrap to knock over milk bottle which pours milk into bowl
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