Rube Goldberg sketch and more building

This is my 3rd blog post for my rube goldberg project, and I am going to talk about our sketch. When we first started we had some ideas but our final sketch is very different then our first ideas.

In my last post I talked about the design up to the pulley. When we thought light about what would come after that, we sketched a book forest, set off by a see saw and a water part with a unicorn rubber ducky. Making the sketch and making it work in real life are very different. We found out that the see saw part wasn’t really working that well and the books would fall without the sea saw part, as long as the first book was positioned in the right way on the cardboard levy. We didn’t update our sketch as the big ideas did not change but the details did.

At this moment we are going to work at the hardest part where a water bottle will fall over and fill a bucket with water and hopefully the ducky will fall out to set the next step to go. That will be a ball that needs to make the fidget spinners move. I think it will be hard to get the waterfall in the right spot (without getting everything wet) and for the bottle not to drop in the bucket. Getting the ducky out will also be hard. We might need to build a tunnel or something to make it fall in the right spot to set off the next step. Or maybe we need to use a ping pong ball instead, but the name is Donald Duck pond so that would not be good.

We will leave the sketch as it is. We decorated it and it is ready to go to school. And perfect for all our classmates to see.

Rube Goldberg decisions post

When I first heard of the Rube Goldberg project I was really excited. My first blog is about the many decisions we had to make. Who to work with? What theme to pick and where to do the project?

I chose to do this project with my friends, Alexa and Maya. We made this decision at school when we first heard about this project. We talked about it at school but when we needed to get together it was hard to find a time that was good for all of us. Because of this Maya decided to do the project by herself. This was not an easy decision for anyone to make.

Whe then had to pick a place to work. We have decided to to work at Alexas house because she has all the tools and the space so we did not have to move the project. Her basement has many building supplies and she has a lot of cardboard which can help with the project. We can build the project in a place where we don’t have to take it down for a while.

For our project theme we picked Disney.  We picked Disney because we thought it would be cool to make all of the rides and use the Disney theme. We thought that we would make our project take place in the different Kingdoms. We decided our goal of the Rube Goldberg was to let a balloon with tinkerbell or mary poppins go up in the air.

At the start we decided to research and each think of 2 ideas/projects for our Rude Goldberg. I looked at many youtube videos and researched these websites and videos:

https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/attractions/   

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvBRimOSBVY

After my research I started to sketch my ideas. We agreed to both think and draw out 2 steps and get together on Saturday to work them out. My idea was to start at the wall and have a marble go down into a mountain like structure. I will tell you about the building in my next blog.

kindness week

This week it was a very special week. I was kindness week! Kindness week is a challange to see how many kind things you can do such as : smiling at 25 people or slipping a nice note into a friends backpack or locker

During kindness week I said hi to 25 people and and I complemented a friends sibiling about how they were amazing at art. he was very happy when he heard that I also helped the P.E teachrer mr.borgia with the P.E class equitment during battle ship.  I just want to say, “If you have the choice from being kind and being right choose right.

MLK ( Martin Luther King) blog post

The Martin Luther King jr. timeline project was a very fun and cool experience. My favorite part was inserting all the photos on to my google drawing. I used Brain pop and google to get most of my information. And the Thing That I especially loved was researching about all the incredible things that Martin did such as how he lead the bus boycott in 1955 and how he gave his inspirational “I HAVE A DREAM” speech in 1964 other then that this project has been increased inspirational and I am so happy I got to do this.

 

here is the link to my timelines

https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1aZKyThkjRCV-ohQFsiE3zbWTTTIlQfgBP8ODY8BKPjo/edit

https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1gD0s68nW26m9WWobYldPWDwpWgzt3CDv7VbVyIn_bYk/edit

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introduction wanted to learn more about Netflix,I had so many questions!and I wanted to find the answers so I did a project about it,

Developing questions

When it comes to developing questions I am so curious.there are all these questions like:was Netflix successful at the beginning?,what year was Netflix made?….

Research

Doing research on Netflix is so much fun,I learn so many new things that I never knew.sometimes it is kind of frustrating because sometimes I could not find the information I wanted.

Coming up with a idea

Every year my teacher asks me to do a project, I always do something like: dogs,camp,sailing at camp and that stuff so I wanted to step it up a little,and I thought what else do I really love?and I really,really love Netflix so I chose Netflix.

My slide show link

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1JxUEQoLi117bCnRZDGXI3CIoX8LRIND8lqdZ1rGRmgY/edit#slide=id.p

 

My Plant observations

 

Date Control Observations Manipulated Observations
5/8 My plant is growing bigger and taller. Today my tables plant is rising because of the caffeine and the caffeine boosts the plant.
5/9 Our plant has grown much bigger + longer Our plant has grown longer.
5/10 In our plant We have lots of cotyledons. Today our plant has grown much taller!it is growing fast!
5/11 My plant has grown stronger! It has grown taller to!
5/12 My plant is growing so well! It has grown so tall!

 

Date Control Observations Manipulated Observations
5/8 My plant is growing bigger and taller. Today my tables plant is rising because of the caffeine and the caffeine boosts the plant.
5/9 Our plant has grown much bigger + longer Our plant has grown longer.
5/10 In our plant We have lots of codolines. Today our plant has grown much taller!it is growing fast!
5/11 My plant has grown stronger! It has grown taller to!
5/12 My plant is growing so well! It has grown so tall!
5/15 Our plant is 5 inches long! Today we see that our plants are starting to get floppy and weak.
5/16 Today our plant is so tall that it can not fit under the lamp.                                                   Our plant is flopping all over.
5/17 Our plant is HUGE!! Today our plant is very tall.
5/18 We pollinated!Today We pollinated again
5/19 We pollinated and
5/24 Our plant is growing very well
5/25 My plant is growing so high that it is getting tangled with others
5/26 It is dieing It is blooming!
5/30 Our plant is dying Our plant is blooming very well.
5/32 Our plant is getting weaker My plant has flowers and red true leaves.