we had made our first rube Goldberg machine with test groups just to see what it was like the purpose of the machine was to get paper in the bin it took us a bit to fine out what we were going to do but then we did and in the end what it did was rolled down a pipe which caused it to hit another ball which rolled over and hit the paper in the bin.
Lego simple machine
one of our simple machines was a Lego design it was all lots of fun I worked with my friend and we made a machine that makes potential energy.
Knex simple machine
so with knex we made a elevator it had a pully it was a great experience especially because we got to make a elevator and see what bits and pieces an elevator needs
pully simple machine
so basically what we did is made a pully a pully is a simple machine that can be used to weigh something or transfer an object in height.
Rube Goldberg machine
Today we started planning our Rube Goldberg machine our materials are paper, golf ball, marble, 3 books, pully, card board and a ruler.
the prepose of the machine is just to open a book. It was good to get all our ideas done because we worked as a team and tried to combined all our ideas.
the simple machines we used was a pully, inclined plane and wheel and axle lever.
the materials we used was two cups, strings and soft wire for the pully. 3 books 2 books to make a inclined plane and the one book for when the machine has to open the book. and a ruler for the lever. cardboard to guide the marble to the ground.