Team # 374: The Pack TEAM PAGE

Indian Woods Middle School
Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Online Contest:
Online Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
Team Leader: Kacey Reynolds
Team Members: 5
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
This year, thanks to a large variety of classes offered at our school, we are learning a wide range of information in many of our classes. In math class, the information range (no math pun intended) from mean, median, and mode (pre-algebra), up to properties of circles (geometry). In science, we are focusing on photosynthesis and cellular respiration (seventh grade) and weather patterns (eighth grade). In social studies, we are studying the United States Constitution (seventh grade) and World Power before World War I (eighth grade). Overall, there’s no shortage of learning at Indian Woods!

Why we think we should win:
We put a lot of hard work into this project and had a ton of fun doing it!

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Tying a knot, brushing your teeth, buttoning a button, unrolling toilet paper, putting a coat on a hook, and playing a kazoo.

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

Our theme is Around the World. We’re visiting all seven continents. Our travels take us from Paris to London and New York. We make stops at some a of the Seven Wonders--The Great Wall and the Pyramids. We swing through some ecological spots like the Amazon Rain Forrest and The Great Barrier Reef. After all those miles we are sure that our blisters will need a Band Aid or two.

Our Step List

1. Leaving home for Paris
2. Zip Line through the Rain Forrest
3. Tree falling
4. Barrier removed from the George Washington Bridge
5. Ball rolls across bridge striking whale
6. Whale coasts into the Great Wall of China
7. Tumbling ball down Great Wall of China
8. Ball travels through Empire State Building and Big Ben
9. Moving cylinder on to a string
10. Iceberg tumbles.
11.Hitting tape measure.
12. Marble travels down tape measure to submarine.
13. Submarine falls applying band aid to map.

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