Inflate A Balloon and Pop It!
Online Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
What we're studying:
Advanced Science 7Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings" -William BlakeWhy we think we should win:
We think we should win because we think entering this contest will be fun.Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Dye water green.
Our Step List
A. The hot wheels car hits the dominoes.
B. The dominoes push a ball down a ramp and into the cup on the seesaw.
C. The other end of the seesaw will go up and as it does pull a string.
D. The car travels down the ramp because the string is attached to a domino that forces it to move.
E. The car flies off the ramp and rolls down.
F. The car hits the softball.
G. The softball falls into the bucket which causes the pulley system to move.
H. The ruler on the other end of the pulley will go up knocking over the water bottle.
I. The bottle filled with vinegar will spill into the balloon that has baking soda in it.
J. The balloon inflates until it hits the spikes, which pops it.
Our Close-ups: Photos
Our Close-ups: Favorite Step
Our Close-ups: Task Completion
Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough
Our Machine Run Videos