Team # 377: Warriors TEAM PAGE

Casey-Westfield High School
Casey, Illinois, United States

Host: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Friday, March 10, 2017
Setup Time: 8:30 AM
Contest Start Time: 10:00 AM
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Deanna Keeney
Team Members: 10
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
The transfer of potential energy into kinetic energy.

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
There's no such thing as a small act of kindness

Why we think we should win:
Because the machine is 10 seconds of utter fun

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
lighting a candle, turning on a light, opening a marker

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

The machine is based upon the movie "Monsters Inc." It depicts a child's bedroom full of wacky toys and doors to enter.

Our Step List

1. Open door
2. door pulls string
3. string moves metal lever
4. lever pushes car down hill
5. car moves connex apparatus
6. Connex pushes train down track
7. moving train releases Newton's Cradle
8. Movement of Newton's Cradle sends baseball down track
9. baselball turns the windmill
10. the turning windmill pulls the sting with the clip
11. moving the clip releases a door that slides down the fish line
12. moving door moves string and clip
13. moving clip allows cup to tilt
14. tilting cup drops metal ball
15. metal ball knocks over the monster
16. the monster sets off a mousetrap
17. the mousetrap pulls a string with a clip
18. moving the clip allows the golf ball to roll
19. golf ball knocks over dominoes
20. falling dominoes lets a weight drop
21. falling weight pulls a string with a clip
22. moving clip releases a tennis ball to roll
23. tennis ball flips a mouse trap
24. mouse trap pulls on a looped string
25. looped string pulls over a spool holding a weight
26. the weight falls and pulls a sting attached to a wire
28. the moving wire allows a paint can to roll
29. the paint can smashes a plastic flap down
30. the plastic flap applies a band aid

Our Close-ups: Photos

Our Close-ups: Favorite Step

Our Close-ups: Task Completion

Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough

Our Machine Run Videos