Team # 1128: The Four Seasons TEAM PAGE

Bronx, New York, United States

Put Money in a Piggy Bank
Host: Fieldston School
Sunday, March 03, 2019
Setup Time: 9:00 AM
Contest Start Time: 12:00 PM
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Paul J. Church
Team Members: 10
Invitations: 13
Max Church - invitation signed.
Jordan NAthan - invitation signed.
Nick Greenspan - invitation signed.
Sarah Weber - invitation signed.
Daphne Zuckerman - invitation signed.
Lindsay Ravetz - invitation signed.
Jonah Landsman - invitation signed.
Eloise Harcourt - invitation signed.
Max Kronengold - invitation sent
Gemma Ryan - invitation signed.
Gillian Feinglass - invitation signed.
Max Kronengold - invitation sent
Nick Greenspan - invitation sent

As the Earth turns, we experience the four seasons, so too as this Rube Goldberg machine turns.

Our Step List

Energy Transfers

1 Roller Coaster is switched on
2 Roller Coaster hits see-saw
3 See-saw lifts up barrier
4 Barrier lets marbles through
5 Marbles weigh down bucket
6 Bucket spins ferris wheel
7 Ferris wheel pulls string
8 String spins platform and releases kite
9 Kite goes down zip-line and hits girl with shark
10 Girl with shark rotates and drops ball
11 Ball falls and releases pin
12 Pin lets ball down slide
13 Ball shoots out of launcher and hits glove
14 Glove hits string and triggers mouse trap
15 Mouse trap pulls out blocker
16 Blocker lets September calendar up and makes August calendar fall
17 Pencils on calendar push over platform with apple

18 Apple falls
19 Pie falls out
20 Skeleton pulled up
21 Candy corn falls
22 Candy bag opens
23 Tings open hinge
24 Streamer falls
25 Seesaw pulls down
26 Football flies
27 Tennis ball falls off the shelf into beakers
28 Beaker pulls up napkin and plate
29 Plate tilts into the switch that turns on Ride-on Toy and Hockey Stick motor.
30 The machine begins to turn and the hockey stick begins to rotate


31 Hockey stick hits the puck
32 Puck slides down into the bowl which flings Santa
33 Santa falls down the chimney
34 Seesaw/tree turns on a the ski lift
35 Ski lift hits the lever
36 Golf ball 1 falls
37 Ski lift hits the lever
38 Golf ball 2 falls
39 Ski lift hits the lever
40 Golf ball 3 falls
41 Cup goes down and pulls up blocker
42 Sled slides into the string
43 String pulls out pin
44 New Year’s Ball drops

45 Cloud and Rainbow move across the sky.
46 Cloud hits a mousetrap that pulls up the dowel
47 Rooster is released and slides across the board to hit the switch
48 Mama hen is activated
49 Eggs hit mousetrap in the basket
50 Carlos’s house door is opened
51 Carlos the caterpillar hits a mousetrap that released the butterflies from the cocoon
52 The butterflies flip a popsicle stick that pulls down a flowerpot
53 The flowerpot hits a lever that pulls the allergy medicine up
54 The allergy medicine pulls up Punxsutawney Phil the groundhog
55 Phil the groundhog pushes the golf ball down the course
56 The golf ball falls into cup with lever and the coin falls into the piggy bank
57 The dog puts the coins into the bank

Our Close-ups: Photos

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Our Close-ups: Task Completion

Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough

Our Machine Run Videos