RubeGoldberg Project

Dipti Goel

Rube Goldberg

A Rube Goldberg machine is a contraption, invention, device or apparatus that is deliberately over-engineered or overdone to perform a very simple task in a very complicated fashion, usually including a chain reaction. The expression is named after American cartoonist and inventor Rube Goldberg

Video Requirements

  • A step by step explain of your Rube Goldberg Machine (20 step minimum).

  • Machine running is a single, continuous view with no editing or breaks. Needs to be easy to follow during the video.

  • Machine run time is 2 minutes or less.

  • Video must be saved on a flash drive to be brought in on the due date and emailed to Mrs.Goel. You can upload your video to YouTube and send me the link.


Due Date

Due Date for the Draft is 10th April

Final video submission is 16th April

Final Draft Requirements

Detailed step list that includes:

  • ALL the materials used for that step

  • A description of what happens during that step (action/reaction) in a complete sentence.

  • A description of how the energy is transferred in that step.

  • Typed in a word document and printed.

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