TSL 1. Drop a quarter from above device. (4a) 2. Quarter triggers mousetrap which pulls string. 3. Pulling string operates pulley system w/ IMA>2 lifting object 10 cm. (4f + SM) 4. Object knocks 2 nd object off ledge, pulls string pulling egg apart. (4b) 5. Contents of egg fall and trip spring. (4e) 6. Spring raises container which trips and pours sand into higher container (4j) 7. Container falls and operates 2 levers w/ IMA=10. (4g + self explain IMA) 8. Object lifted by levers pushes another object off ledge. Falling object works pulleys which lift platform completing final task. Platform is lifted by 50 cm. (4m + self meas. 50 cm.)
Set-up Time 30 minutes Plan ahead! Everyone has a job! Allow time for testing, but Don’t overdo it! Don’t run down your batteries! Make sure it is ready to run! Relax!
4l. The Special Task 20 points + Mass in grams/50 (max=100 pts.) + Vertical distance mass is raised (in whole cm.) > 10 cm. Limit = 45°
4m. The Final Task Requirements: 1. Describes sizes and requirements for objects; 2. Describes requirements for the platform & objects can not be held in any way; 3. Describes positioning and stance of objects on platform; 4. During the run, only items allowed on the platform are those at the start. YES NO
Whole Seconds What is a “whole” second? 59.2 59.9 60.1 60.5 60.8 60.999
Penalties Touches = Adjustments = Restarts = 15 points each time
Penalties TIME 1 point per whole second over the “ideal” time
Serious Offenses Stalling-not immediately trying to re-start the device when the action stops Interrupting the device when it is working to gain an advantage in time points The penalty is disqualification