Team # 1051: Tiger Conceptions TEAM PAGE

Lawerenceburg High School
Lawrenceburg, Indiana, United States

Put Money in a Piggy Bank
Host: Lawrenceburg High School
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Setup Time: 11:00 AM
Contest Start Time: 1:00 PM
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Ashley Anderson
Team Members: 4
Invitations: 7
Charlie Tufts - invitation sent
Macie Stephens - invitation sent
Nicole McCool - invitation signed.
Natalie Wynn - invitation signed.
Maci Stephens - invitation signed.
Charlie Tufts - invitation signed.
Charlie Tufts - invitation sent

What we're studying:
Newton's Laws of motion and how we can use them to transfer energy to complete a simple task.

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
Bringing Home the Bacon

Why we think we should win:

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Popping a balloon.

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

We are going to create a machine to move money into a piggy Bank. There will be a series of obstacles in our Rube Goldberg machine and the ending will result in the collection of money.

Our Step List

1: Marble is released from a team member's hand using gravity to move it through the alleyways.
2: Marble falls into cup triggering a pulley system
3: The second cup on the pulley hits a track
4: The movement of the track causes the dominos to fall
5: The dominos fall off the track causing a gear to spin
6: The gear hits the second track
7: The track jars causing the dominos to fall
8: The dominos fall into a golf ball
9: The ball falls down the tubing
10: The ball hits a mouse trap causing it to snap. The is a string connected to it.
11. The string causes a ball to release
12. The ball rolls into a cup causing it to fall
13. The falling of the cup with a string causes a ball to be released
14. The ball falls into the cup
15. The falling of the cup causes the next ball to be released.
16. The ball rolls into the cup causing it to fall
17. The falling of the cup triggers the beads to fall of the table
18. The beads pull a domino to fall
19. The domino hits a car causing it to roll down a track
20. The car hits a power switch
21. The power switch triggers a fan to turn on.
22. The fan blows a rubber duck to move through the water
23. The duck hits a wooden rod
24. The rod has a string attached, which causes the wooden sticks to fall rapidly.
25. The stick hit the dominos causing them to fall.
26. The dominos hit the bank causing it to vibrate.
27. The coin falls into the bank.

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