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1 Jake Bakovsky

2 What is a Rube Goldberg? Two meanings: The machine The man behind it

3 Who is Rube Goldberg? US Cartoonist Engineer

4 Automatic Toothpaste Dispenser

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9 Purdue University Annual Rube Goldberg Contest Task provided Uses 20 entities or more Winners need to use as many unnecessary parts as possible

10 University of Wisconsin

11 Sponsors of Rube Goldberg Contest BAE systems Bosh Group Inc Bose BP Lockheed Martin Lutron Electronics …and much more

12 Components Of a Rube Goldberg.

13 Relevance to Engineering Use of simple machines Physics Principles Trigonometry Kinetic Motion Velocity Vectors Equilibrium

14 First Entity

15 Development

16 Rabbit

17 My Rube Goldberg My Video

18 Works Cited C, Thomas. Example of a Rube Goldberg that opens a curtain. Youtube. Web. 2 Mar This video shows an example of a Rube Goldberg someone made that goes throughout theyre entire house. It is similar to the one that I will need to design to dispense pet food to my hungry rabbit. Felix, Kathy. Rube Goldberg. Rube Goldberg. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Mar This website has information on the contests at Perdue University and about Rube Goldberg the person. It helps me relate the fact that students use the principle of energy transfer and engineering in Rube Goldbergs and compete against each other. Frost, James. Ok Go- This too shall pass -RGM version. Syyn Labs. Youtube. Web. 3 Mar This music video is an extremely large and well constructed Rube Goldberg that is very elaborate. This video will help me generate ideas for when I make my own Rube Goldberg.

19 Works Cited George, George W, and Thomas R George. Rube Goldberg. New York, NY: King Features Syndicate, Print. This book has various cartoons and ideas that Rube Goldberg drew in his lifetime Haury, David L, and Peter Rillero. Perspectives of Hands on Science Teaching. NCREL. The ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education., 30 June Web. 8 Mar This website is sponsored by a teaching organization and is written by scholarly authors. They are analyzing the effects of different learning strategies. Wolfe, Maynard Frank. Rube Goldberg Inventions. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, Print. This book describes the biography of Rube Goldberg, various cartoons he drew, and example of students making Rube Goldbergs of their own. it is very illustrative and provides information that I will need to write my paper. Zside. Japanese Rube Goldberg Contest. 11 Mar Youtube. Web. 2 Mar This video is of a Japanese Rube Goldberg contest to fix a Ramon noodle dinner. It is extremely intricate and involves many transfers of energy. The basic physics problems are evident in this video.

20 Works Cited "Teams to Vie for Brightest Idea at Regional Rube Goldberg Contest." AScribe Science News Service, Jan 30, 2009 pNA. Science Resource Center. Gale. 18 March "Purdue Students Excel in Rube Goldberg Inefficiency Competition." AScribe Science News Service, March 6, 2006 pNA. Science Resource Center. Gale. 18 March "Statics and Equilibrium." Science of Everyday Things. Online. Detroit: Gale, Science Resource Center. Gale. 18 March 2010


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