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Rube Goldberg project

  1. Mar 11, 2008 #1
    I need some ideas for everyday objects (like toys or games) that are like a Rube Goldberg machine. Our teacher gave us the example of the game Mousetrap but that is a class example and cannot be used. Any help would be appreciated.
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  3. Mar 11, 2008 #2


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    This Argonne website lists all the previous Rube Goldberg competition that it had hosted. That should give you a sampling what can be done.

    http://www.anl.gov/Careers/Education/rube/rubeteams.html [Broken]

    I almost volunteered last year to be a judge, but couldn't because of scheduling conflict. Each of the winners got to visit Argonne and display their contraption in the cafeteria. It was always a lot of fun chatting with these very bright kids.

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