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Rube Goldberg. By: Courtney & Megan. Biographical Information:. He was born July 4 th , 1883 in San Francisco California. Rube Goldberg was a cartoonist, sculptor, author, engineer, and an inventor. He died December 7 th 1970. What is a Simple Machine?.

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Rube goldberg

Rube Goldberg

By: Courtney & Megan


Biographical information
Biographical Information:

  • He was born July 4th, 1883 in San Francisco California.

  • Rube Goldberg was a cartoonist, sculptor, author, engineer, and an inventor.

  • He died December 7th 1970.


What is a simple machine
What is a Simple Machine?

  • A simple machine is a device that helps make work easier.

  • Some simple machines are a wheel, a pulley, a lever, a screw, and an inclined plane.

  • There are six total simple machines.


What is a rube goldberg contraption
What is a Rube Goldberg contraption?

  • It is a simple machine that completes a task in a complex way.

  • His drawings usually contained an animal that helps with the task.

  • Many things are put together in his contraptions to do a simple task.


Safety device for walking on icy pavements
Safety Device for walking on icy pavements:

  • When you slip on ice, your foot kicks the paddle, lowering the finger, the snapping turtle extends its neck to bite the finger, opening the ice tongs and dropping a pillow, allowing you to fall on something soft.


Picture snapping machine
Picture Snapping Machine:

As you sit on the cushion , you force air through a tube which starts an ice boat , causing a lighted cigar to explode the balloon . The dictator, hearing loud report, thinks he's been shot and falls over backward on the bulb which snaps a picture.


Honda commercial
Honda Commercial:

  • This is a Rube Goldberg invention for a Honda Commercial using only car parts.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwwWtbMfEFE


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