Introduction: Mya and Alex's Light Switch Machine

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Hi! This is Alex and Mya's light switch project. Our goal is to make a Rube Goldberg Project that at the end turns on or off a light switch.

Step 1: Step 1- Starting the Project

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Take the baseball with the string attached to it (which is attached to the doorway) and swing it so that way it hits all of the Literature books.

Step 2: Step 2- Continuing the Project

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Next, after all of the books are knocked down they should land on the magnetic fridge clip.

Step 3: Step 3- Halfway There

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After the books fall on the clip it should let go of a string which is attached to a dustpan.

Step 4: Step 4- Almost Done

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The string is holding up the dustpan, so then the dustpan would fall over. On the other end of the dustpan is a string and the string is attached to a light switch.

Step 5: Step 5- Last Step

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When the dustpan falls it pulls the string and that should be attached to the light switch and then it will flip the light switch!

Step 6: Here Is a Video Showing Our Project

Comments

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2016-05-25

Fun Rube Goldberg design. If you get a chance, you should post a video of it in action.

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