The Sock Monkeys Go Bananas! TEAM PAGE

Higher Ground
Medford, NJ, USA

Online Contest:
Hammer A Nail
Online Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
Team Leader: Mrs. Byar
Team Members: 5
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
ballistics, awesomeness, sock monkey anthropology, bananas as implements of impact,

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
That could be a great science fair project!

Why we think we should win:
We love sock monkeys, other monkeys are scary.

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
adding an ice cube to lemonade or cracking a coconut or pouring tea or unlocking a padlock or removing the creme from an Oreo or feeding a goldfish or making fruit salad

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

TURN BACK NOW, before it is too late.

Our Step List

Pull lever (A) releasing teapot (B) which swings into umbrella (C) causing it to open and push up hula hoop (D) that releases cart (E). Monkey on cart rolls down incline (F) and hits pile of books (G) spilling can of golf balls (H) onto shower curtain (I). Balls roll down curtain into lamp (J) and fall through hole onto ironing board making iron (K) with monkey on top slide down and spill BB's (L) into pickle jar (M) upsetting lever (N) which pokes Banana (O) making it fall over and hammer nail(P)

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