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Rube Goldberg Machines

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Gadgets and Goldberg: A Target Shopping Cart
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Watch as this Target shopping cart kicks off the new year through a series of events involving many simple machines. A Rube Goldberg machine is any gadget or device that has deliberately been over-engineered and overdone to perform an otherwise simpl... [more]
January 20, 2012 at 11:19 AM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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Photography Rube Goldberg Machine
From YouTube, produced by 2D House
How do you take a picture?  Hopefully not like this!  A fantastic example of a Rube Goldberg.  A Rube Goldberg machine is any device that is a deliberately over-engineered or overdone machine to perform a very simple task.  This would also be a great... [more]
January 20, 2012 at 11:35 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Rube Goldberg Contraptions
From teachingchannel.org, produced by The Teaching Channel
Lesson ObjectiveWork in teams to design, problem solve, and build a simple machine.  Questions to ConsiderNotice how students have to plan and problem solve each "cause and effect"What kinds of thinking does a project like this foster?How could writi... [more]
January 19, 2012 at 11:31 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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Gadgets and Goldberg: Target's Fresh Machine
From YouTube, produced by Target
Watch as several of Target's kitchen appliances get together to create a Rube Goldberg machine, resulting in the perfectly garnished hamburger.  A Rube Goldberg machine is any device that is deliberately over-engineered or overdone to perform a very ... [more]
January 20, 2012 at 11:27 AM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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Gadgets and Goldberg: Honda Car Parts
From YouTube, produced by Honda
This WebRidesTV video is a commercial made by Honda to showcase the Honda Accord. It is a two minute video that shows Honda Accord parts interacting with each other similar to a Rube Goldberg machine. A Rube Goldberg is any device deliberately over-e... [more]
January 20, 2012 at 11:41 AM
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Ages: 7 - 15
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Building Simple Machines: A Glass of Milk, Please
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
Imagine the most complicated process you could go through to simply pour a glass of milk. Then multiply that by 10. The image in your mind is probably approaching the level of complexity the ZOOM cast members achieved with their milk-pouring machine.... [more]
August 12, 2010 at 10:08 PM
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Ages: 7 - 14
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Building Simple Machines: A Plant Quencher
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
How difficult can it be to water a plant? Pretty difficult when your objective is to build the most complicated machine possible to complete this simple task. In this video segment from ZOOM, Jillian demonstrates the use of ramps, wheels, pulleys, an... [more]
August 12, 2010 at 10:12 PM
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