Pour A Bowl of Cereal
University of Wisconsin- Stout
Friday, March 02, 2018 Setup Time:
8:00 AM Contest Start Time:
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Kassy Coleman - invitation signed.
Jonah Kahl - invitation signed.
Carson Schneider - invitation signed.
Caleb Heffner - invitation signed.
Jake Mrdutt - invitation signed.
Isabella Beltran - invitation signed.
Brady Radloff - invitation signed.
Ali Johnson - invitation signed.
Mitchell Lutz - invitation signed.
Caden Torgerson - invitation signed.
What we're studying:
We are high school students, so mostly everything.Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
Yes, but have you tried hot glue? Why we think we should win:
Its our first year in this competition, but we have worked hard on making our machine work well.Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Strain Cooked Noodles Favorite Rube Goldberg video:
A simple way for a student turning off their alarm in the morning to pour a bowl of cereal.
Our Step List
1 Sleepy Student presses alarm clock snooze button
2 Pressing Snooze Button Releases Orange Down Ramp
3 Orange Hits Toaster, Releasing the Toast
4 Toast Hits Wire, Turning on Nichrome Wire
5 Nichrome Wire Melts String
6 Melting String Release Cinnamon Rolls Down Ramp
7 Roll Falls on Catapult, Launching Cereal Box
8 Cereal Box Knocks Wheel Loose
9 Rolling Wheel Releases Pendulum
10 Pendulum Knocks down Cereal Boxes
11 Last Cereal Box Falls On Mouse Trap, Setting it Off
12 Mouse Trap Pulls Support from Under Mass, Lifting Balloon and Releasing Baking Soda into Vinegar
13 Baking Soda Reacts with Vinegar to Fill Balloon
14 Balloon Triggers Motion Sensor
15 Motion Sensor Activates Hair Dryer
16 Hair Dryer Blows Duck Down Zipline
17 Duck Knocks down Weight
18 Weight falling Fires Nerf Gun
19 Nerf Dart Pops Balloon, Releasing Egg
20 Egg Falls into Pan and Breaks, Completing Circuit
21 Circuit Releases Compressed Air
22 Compressed Air Shoots Cereal into Bowl
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