Date: Thu Mar 11 21:13:03 2010

Author: Pati Sievert

Subject: Re: Juicy Rube Goldberg

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We did it one year as part of our Physics Olympics. If we do it again we'll
do it as part of the official Rube Goldberg. It was a lot of fun.
Pati

On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 12:49 PM, Machele Kindle
wrote:

> Has anyone thought of running a contest about building something like this?
> Or setting one up as a final project for a class? That'd be way cool... and
> I bet the local news would be interested in it, too.
>
> Chele
>
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> For in the end, we will conserve only what we love.
> We will love only what we understand.
> We will understand only what we are taught. - Baba Dioum
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
>
>
>
> Physics Demo Room UofO wrote:
>
>> ROCK ON!! NOW THAT WOULD BE A DEMO SHOW FINALE!
>>
>> Thanks, that brought out some hard laughs this morning!!!
>>
>> A new Newton's Cradle Design!!! Even a chain reaction to rival the bin
>> of mousetraps!
>>
>> And we will also be Wimps unless build a new Vortex Cannon!!
>>
>> This outreach stuff gets harder to impress young folks!
>>
>> I have to do a campus visit Demo Show Today.... I think I am inspired...
>> Hope I can make some impression!
>>
>> Stan
>>
>>
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>> On Mar 11, 2010, at 6:32 AM, Zani, Gerald wrote:
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>> Folks,
>>> FYI, have you seen this one?:
>>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qybUFnY7Y8w
>>> Done in the flavor of a Stan Mick type physics-art-music type
>>> presentation.
>>> Has some good physics shots:
>>> 1. Balls on different tracks
>>> 2. resistance model.
>>> Twas sent to me by a Physics secretary who was triggered to share the
>>> link when saw me pushing a cart full of demos to class.
>>> Enjoy,
>>> - JZ
>>>
>>
>>


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Pati Sievert
STEM Outreach Coordinator
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-1201

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We did it one year as part of our Physics Olympics.=A0 If we do it again we=
'll do it as part of the official Rube Goldberg.=A0 It was a lot of fun=
.
Pati

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**On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 12:49 P= M, Machele Kindle
> wrote:
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**Has anyone though= t of running a contest about building something
like this? Or setting one u= p as a final project for a class?
That'd be way cool... and I bet the l= ocal news would be interested
in it, too.

Chele

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For in the end, we will conserve only what we love.
We will love only what we understand.
We will understand only what we are taught. - Baba Dioum
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~**
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Physics Demo Room UofO wrote:
**

**ROCK ON!! =A0NOW THAT WOULD BE A DEMO SHOW FINALE!

Thanks, that brought out some hard laughs this morning!!!

A new Newton's Cradle Design!!! =A0 Even a chain reaction to
rival the = bin of mousetraps!

And we will also be Wimps unless build a new Vortex Cannon!!

This outreach stuff gets harder to impress young folks!

I have to do a campus visit Demo Show Today.... =A0I think I am
inspired...= =A0Hope I can make some impression!

Stan



On Mar 11, 2010, at 6:32 AM, Zani, Gerald wrote:

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**Folks,
=A0FYI, have you seen this one?:
=A0http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DqybUFnY7Y8w
<3D"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DqybUFnY7Y8w">
=A0Done in the flavor of a Stan Mick type physics-art-music
type presentat= ion.
=A0Has some good physics shots:
1. =A0 =A0 =A0 Balls on different tracks
2. =A0 =A0 =A0 resistance model.
=A0Twas sent to me by a Physics secretary who was triggered
to share the l= ink when saw me pushing a cart full of demos
to class.
=A0Enjoy,
- =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0JZ
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STEM Outreach Coordinator
Science, Technology, Engineering, & M=
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Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL =A060115
815-753-1201<=
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