Rube Goldberg Competition

Rube Goldberg Competition

Author: Jessica Ward
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What was the project?

In Physics the students are learning about work, energy, and power. Along with that is simple machines. The student's goal was to create a Rube Goldberg machine which is supposed to be a machine that takes many steps to accomplish a simple task. They were supposed to incorporate as many steps as they could and include as many simple machines as they could. These are the end results. If you could vote for the one you liked the best in the three categories at the end I would be very grateful! I hope you enjoy! 

* Make sure you turn the HD setting on the videos or they will be blurry and if you aren't logged into gmail you won't be able to vote at the end thanks! 

Pulling the Safety Shower

This one also plays we are the champions. It is part of the machine.

Cracking an Egg (or two)

Cracking an Egg (or two) TAKE TWO

Dropping a ball in a bucket

Toothpaste on a Toothbrush

Popping a Balloon (In a Sink)

Turning on Music

Turning on a Christmas Tree

Popping a Balloon (On the Floor)