Team # 1073: Turtle Lake Nerd Club TEAM PAGE

Turtle Lake
Turtle Lake, Wisconsin, United States

Online Contest:
Put Money in a Piggy Bank
Online Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Andrew Baert
Team Members: 3
Invitations: 3
Jake Mrdutt - invitation signed.
Lucas Torgerson - invitation signed.
Trent Keppen - invitation signed.

What we're studying:

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
Y'all are dumb. Use your checklist.

Why we think we should win:
We worked hard to theme our machine and have lots of different types of steps.

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Tuck in a stuffed animal.

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

A machine that tells a story about toys.

Our Step List

1 Student Opens Chest
2 Chest Lid Flips Switch
3 Switch Activates Conveyor Belt With Finger on it
4 Finger Pushes Duck
5 Duck slides down zip line
6 Duck Lands on Mouse Trap, Setting it Off
7 Mouse Trap Pulls Support from Shelf, Allowing Magic 8 Ball to Roll
8 Magic 8 Ball falls off shelf, knocking over glass of water
9 Water Flows through tubing completing circuit
10 Complete Circuit Activates motor
11 Motor Fires Nerf Gun
12 Nerf Dart Hits Horse, knocking it over
13 Horse falling removes block from train track, allowing it to roll
14 Train Hits Space ship
15 Army Men Fly out of Back of Spaceship
16 Army men land on foil, completing circuit
17 Complete Circuit allows current to flow to Nicrome wire
18 Nicrome Wire Burns String, releasing Buzz Lightyear
19 Buzz Flies down string and tiggers motion detector
20 Motion Detector Turns on Power Drill
21 Drill Turns Meat Grinder
22 Meat Grinder Fires Ball Bearings
23 Ball Bearings knock over cup of pennies
24 Pennies fall through funnel into piggy 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

Machine Run #1
Machine Run #2