Pour A Bowl of Cereal
Lower Hudson Valley Engineering Expo
Sunday, April 15, 2018 Setup Time:
9:00 AM Contest Start Time:
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Erika Landayan - invitation signed.
Xiomara Watler - invitation signed.
Justine Vance - invitation signed.
Joseph Arico - invitation signed.
Antonio Ortiz - invitation signed.
Jake Breyer - invitation signed.
Jisel Wallace - invitation signed.
Anthony LaBarbera - invitation signed.
Seamus Gogarty - invitation signed.
Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"It may run well now, but when competition date arrives Murphy will come along."Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Tie a shoe
Raise a flag
Paint a pictureFavorite Rube Goldberg video:
A group of stressed and sleep-deprived students who found miscellaneous items in their household, trying to make a contraption to pour a box of cereal.
Our Step List
1. Human pushes "NR Crunch" Ship and comes to a stop
2. Marble on top of the ship falls out
3. Marble falls through a funnel "Pot of Gold"
4. Marble goes into the Plinko Honeycomb
5. Marble comes out of the Plinko then onto a see-saw
6. See-saw pulls a string as it rotates counter-clockwise
See-saw hits another see-saw vertically
7. Vertical see-saw pushes a marble across a ramp
8. Marble goes into a funnel
9. Marble goes into a Plinko
10. Marble falls into a spiral
11. Marble goes onto a ramp and falls into a bucket
12. String pulls the dominoes
13. Dominoes fall and push a golf ball down a ramp
14. Golf ball pushes another golf ball
15. Second golf ball pushes a tennis ball off the ramp and pulls the piece of wood.
16. Piece of wood falls, an orange block falls and rotates around a wooden pole.
17. Golf balls fall off the ramp onto another ramp and rolls into a basket pulley
18. Golf balls enter the basket, the right side of the pulley lowers and the left side
19. Pulley pulls cardboard out
20. Mallet falls and hits the cereal box
Our Close-ups: Photos
A maximum of 3 close-ups (scanned diagrams, photos). Images must be JPG or PNG, and less than 5 MB.
Our Close-ups: Task Completion
Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough
Our Machine Run Videos