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  • Titanic splash
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    I connected a marble roller coaster to a marble maze which then launched an iceberg and the Titanic into water.

  • Exotic butter
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    Tried to make a wandering way to tap an s on my laptop. It worked a few times but not when we recorded.but I had fun trying and...

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    The Rube Goldberb machine is designed to wake up my sister.  The marble goes down a ramp creating a domino effect....

  • Sympull mashine
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    My science project is a Rube Goldberg machine. My brother loves science so he helped me with the project. Thank you.

  • Jump Splash and Light
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    My name is Kathleen and I'm in 9th grade at the Minnesota Virtual Academy. My Rube Goldberg Machine is made up of things from...

  • Hydraulic Arm Splash
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    I am entering for my son with autism, he loves STEM activities. His favorite classes are math and science and wishes the OLS had...

  • The Rosie Bowl
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    My machine is a neat way to get water into my dog's bowl.

  • Prehistoric Path of Destruction
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    My machine is called Prehistoric Path of Destruction.  Its theme is dinosaurs, and it makes a splash!  It has around...

  • African Animal Shower Machine
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    Welcome to the African Bath Rube Goldberg Machine! I will take you today to see the animals on an African safari.Every day...

  • Water Cooler Explosion
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    My STEM project is called “The Water Cooler Explosion”. I release a ball on a rope that swings down and hits 3 books...

  • Water You Waiting for, Let's Engineer
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    Hello, I'm Natalia a 6th grader at Georgia Cyber Academy. My rube Goldberg consists of many different parts! I particularly...

  • Tube Spike
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    Tube Spike is the name of my Rube Goldberg machine.  My name is Aaron, I am in 2nd grade.  I love building things more...

  • The Bottle Splash
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    I have been working hard on this project. How it worked was, I  put the marbles into the marble run. The marbles went...

  • Sprink-a-nater
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    A semi-automatic sprinkler machine. Developed by Katlin. I plan to patent and mass produce it (LOL).

  • The Hydrater
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    This is my Rube Goldberg machine that helps me do my chores by watering my dogs.

  • The proper way to drink water.
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    My machine is a new inventive way to drink water. My title is fun and sarcastic, in the sense no one would really choose to drink...

  • Splasher Washer
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    The first step is I touched one domino. Then, the car with the pin on it rolled toward the water balloon. Lastly, the water...

  • The Egg Boiler
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    We made a Rube Goldbetg machine from yarn, plastic cups, spice rack, dodge ball, Jenga blocks, chop sticks, toilet paper rolls, a...

  • K12 splash machine
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    My machine makes an official splash for K12! I attached two pipes together and took measurements of how far water would...

  • Cat foodalizer
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    I pour water which then travels through a series of tubes and funnels which ends in a bucket.  As the bucket is weighed down...

  • You Got Science?
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    My machine uses several simple machines such as wheel and axle, incline plane, and wedge.  It demonstrates kinetic energy...

  • The Awesome Water Blaster!
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    To build our stem machine, we decided to use items from around the house. Our goal was to make it with something fun that the...

  • The drip planter
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    I use a drill that has a screwdriver to pull a string, that pulls up a board. On the board there is a watering can filled with...

  • Rube Goldberg waters the dog
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    With my Rube goldberg machine I used dominos,lincoln logs, a nerf bow, matchbox cars, batteries, a paper weight and car tracks to...

  • The Happy Splash Machine
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    The Happy Splash MachineAtlas is a Kindergartner in CAVA San Mateo and here is is project in his own words:"My machine is...