Pour A Bowl of Cereal
St. Ansgar High School
Friday, March 02, 2018 Setup Time:
8:00 AM Contest Start Time:
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Chase Eisenman - invitation signed.
Austin Brouwer - invitation signed.
Jacob Luedtke - invitation signed.
Hunter Hagen - invitation signed.
MaCoy Yeakel - invitation signed.
Peyton Luse - invitation signed.
Rigoberto Hernandez - invitation signed.
What we're studying:
Kinetic and Potential Energy Transfer and Calculations Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo EmersonWhy we think we should win:
We believe we are a talented and gifted group that works hard to achieve our goals. Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Next years task should be to plug in a charger. Favorite Rube Goldberg video:
Our machine design was to create a way for a mad scientist to pour a bowl of cereal. Like any experiment there are bumps along the road and of course if the end result is not what you want then you try again.
Our Step List
1. Trebuchet hits a marble
2. The marble goes down a ramp and hits a golf ball
3. The golf ball hits a marble
4. The marble hits another golf ball
5A. The marble hits 3 golf balls
6A. Each ball hits a separate marble
7A. The three marbles fall down the plinko board.
8B. The marble rolls down and hits jenga pieces
9B. Jenga pieces hit the golf ball
10B. Golf ball hits 2 wooden blocks
11B. Wooden blocks hits a car
11B. The car hits dominoes
12B. Dominoes hit a marble
13B Marble travels down the tube and hits wooden blocks
14B Wooden blocks hit a car
15B. Car hits a Golf Ball
16B. Golf ball hits dominoes
17B. Dominoes hits a ping pong ball
18B. Ping pong ball hits dominoes
19B. Dominoes hit a marble
20B. Marble hits a Golf Ball
21B. Golfball hits a marble.(from Part A)
22B. Marble hits a marble
23B. Marble hit s a car that releases a solar panel
24B. Light hitting a solar panel turning a windmill pulling up a container of cereal pouring it into a 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