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