Rube Goldberg MS
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: http://www.rubegoldberg.com. Also Google Rube Goldberg and search YouTube Videos for Rube Goldberg.
Event Guidelines are located on the National TSA website under your chapter advisor login screen, select Total TSA tab.
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.
# State Competition Info
*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