Rube Goldberg ‘Non-Soda’ dispenser.


 The aim of this project is to showcase in a nutshell most of the physics simple mahines in action. It also shows transormation of energy from potential to kinetic.


 Project by:
Luke Hanley, Vincent Bett, and Nico Lusardo.

Completed Rube Goldberg Machine
A Rube Goldberg machine is a device that is deliberately over-engineered to perform a simple task in a complicated fashion, generally including a chain reaction.
We designed our machine to dispense water instead of soda. However, there are a series of steps that our machine goes through in order to achieve this goal.
Each step makes use of physics principle from the acceleration of objects due to gravity to the use of gears to increase the speed of rotations.


Big Idea.

 For our final project, we needed to come up with a device that would use most of the physics topics taught in class. To do this we decided to build a Rube Goldberg machine since such a contraption would have multiple parts with each part illustrating a physics principle.

The Steps of the Machine
Calculations, concepts, and simple machines

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