Team # 447: The NVA Wolves TEAM PAGE

New Vision Academy
San Bernardino, CA, United States

Host: San Bernardino County Division I - Ages 11-14 (Middle School)
Saturday, March 04, 2017
Setup Time: 7:30 AM
Contest Start Time: 10:00 AM
Live Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
Team Leader: Brandon Taylor
Team Members: 6
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
We learned about being more creative, use tools like drills and screw guns, and simple machines.

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"I don't want my life to imitate art, I want my life to be art."

Why we think we should win:
As a team, we love working together. This project was a great chance to have fun and work on a crazy machine with an interesting story. We should win because we are awesome!

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Pour milk into a cereal bowl.

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

Our machine represents a hospital in a town called Bearville. Our machine tells a story of how Bob the Bear sees his life.

Our Step List

Step 1: Activate the catapult.
Step 2: Catapult pops balloon.
Step 3: Ball drops from inside balloon and onto ramp.
Step 4: Ball travels down ramp and hits domino.
Step 5: Domino's fall over and the last one falls into cup.
Step 6: Cup moves down and lowers lever.
Step 7: Lever contacts golf ball.
Step 8: Golf ball hits block which hits next golf ball.
Step 9: Last golf ball goes down ramp and causes large lever to drop.
Step 10: Large lever drops onto see-saw.
Step 11: See-saw lifts subject into Bandaid.

Our Close-ups: Photos

Our Close-ups: Favorite Step

Our Close-ups: Task Completion

Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough

Our Machine Run Videos

Machine Run #1
Machine Run #2