Open An Umbrella
Online Division I - Ages 11 - 14 (Middle School)
Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
“To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.” -Thomas EdisonFavorite Rube Goldberg video:
Our Step List
1. The marble goes down the ball ramp then activates the ball.
2. The ball rolls down and hits a piece of wood that turns and activates the domino run.
3. The domino’s go and hit a domino covered in copper wire and activates a fan.
4. The fan blows and moves a half pipe that has a paper then it hits a ball.
5. The ball rolls and hits a EV3 ultrasonic sensor that turns it on.
6. The sensor activates it arem and it pulls down.
7. The string when it is pulled down lifts a ball on a half pipe the ball rolls onto a another half pipe and hits a NXT brick ultrasonic sensor
8. The arm moves and it makes a conveyor belt that brings up a lego guy in a little pod.
9. The lego guy in the pod rolls down a ramp then it hits a gear.
10. The gear then hits two lego guys on a car and they drive down a lego ramp hits a rubber band connected to string.
11. The string holds up the a plastic ramp and when the guy hits the rubber band the sting will fall and drop the plastic ramp with a lego ball on it.
12. The lego ball will run down it and hit the wall that hits it back and activates the ultrasonic sensor.
13. The ultrasonic sensor activates a arm that will pull back with a string.
14. The string will let the umbrella open up.
Our Close-ups: Photos
Our Close-ups: Favorite Step
Our Close-ups: Task Completion
Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough
Our Machine Run Videos