Rube Goldberg(Oklahoma Only) MS


Darin Messerli:


Valerie McCauley,


The Rube Goldberg project is an extreme design and problem solving activity.  It takes a simple operation like raising a flag requiring multiple steps using all six simple machines to transfer energy and motion.  For examples, go the official Rube Goldberg website: Also Google Rube Goldberg and search YouTube Videos for Rube Goldberg.

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Entries are limited to one team of a minimum of three.  At least three contestants need to continuously be working on the rube. No more than 6 contestants are to be in the build area working on the rube at any time.  **Build time will be four hours. Final judging will begin at 1:00.


*Build time will be four hours. Final judging will begin at 1:00

*Groups must bring and wear safety glasses

​*Each team must bring their own power strips and extension cords

*Teams must bring their own materials

*Teams must turn in their designs to the judges at check in.  Designs must be completed before building occurs

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