HOW CAN I DEMONSTRATE MY KNOWLEDGE OF ENERGY TRANSFORMATION?

CREATE A RUBE GOLDBERG MACHINE!
What is a Rube Goldberg Machine?

A Rube Goldberg Machine is an overly complex contraption, designed with humor and a narrative, to accomplish a simple task. (rubegoldberg.com)


You and your team are responsible for designing and creating a working model of a Rude Goldberg Machine. Your teams will be graded on your ability to explain the energy transformation in the machine and show that the machine can complete the required tasked as designed. The best machines will have more than 10 different events occur before the task is complete.

Adv|Reg 6TH GRADE
5 | 4 DISTINCT EVENTS & = A
3 UNIQUE TRANSFORMATIONS OF ENERGY
4 | 3 DISTINCT EVENTS & = B
3 UNIQUE TRANSFORMATIONS OF ENERGY

3 | 2 DISTINCT EVENTS & = C2 UNIQUE TRANSFORMATIONS OF ENERGY

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75 Rube Goldberg Ideas & Inventions

Steps to the process:

1. Brainstorm what supplies you have available.
2. Decide what task you want to complete.
3. Create design concept.
4. Build your design.
5. Test your design.
6. If it doesn't work, make appropriate design changes and test again.
7. If it works, can you make it better?
8. Present your working Rube Goldberg Machine to the class.