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Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Rube Goldberg Contest 2021

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Rube Goldberg Contest 2021
Rube Goldberg Contest 2021

Chatfield High Schcool competed in the 2021 the Rube Goldberg contest and took home the first place national title.

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Chatfield high shcool competed in the 2021 the rube goldberg contest ?


"* and took home first place national title.

Kimt news 3's samantha soto joins us live with the details ?

"* sam?

Katie, amy ?

"* rube goldberg ws known for creating machines to do simple tasks.

Mine is not as good as theirs ?

"* but i wat to show you why they won such a major honor.

It's a chain reaction ?

"* engineering project using physical sciences to connect things without them touching.

This year's simple task was to shake and pour a box of nerds candy ?


"* in the most complicated way possible.

I spoke to chatfield high school's team who won first place for division 2 high schools ?

"* they tell me they used nearly 70 steps using 6 simple machines ?

"* like levers and wedges.

The team spent late nights and weekends ?

"* at school working on machine.

"there would be days like thursday or fridays ?

"*when we would be off school ?

"* we'd come in, do rube, maybe go to some other practice or somthing ?

"* and then come back to rube, and we would just spend the whoele day at the school."

And with the competition being virtual ?

"* this year came with a few more challenges.

"we didn't know for sure when we would compete or when the deadline was ?

"* ad we had to seperate ourselevs and we were full distance learning so we couldn't actually come into the school and work on it."

They settled on the theme sci?

"*ants fair.

T took a lot of rebuilding and redesigning ?

"* the due date for the machine was in march ?

"* and it was announced that the chatfield high school rube goldberg team won the competition just yesterday?

"* competing with other schools from wisconsin and minnesota.

In rochester ?

*- samantha soto ?

"* kimt news 3.

Thank you samantha, chatfield is one of the only high schools in the area to