Physics Students Build Rube Goldberg Machines

Mrs. Cartwright’s physics students tested the principles they learned in class by building their own Rube Goldberg machines. They showed off their creations in the final days of class. Some worked flawlessly, some need tweaks, and a few required some major adjustments. But the girls stuck with it, applying their physics knowledge and having some fun in the process.

According to “Rube Goldberg (1883-1970) was a Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist best known for his zany invention cartoons… Rube Goldberg is the only person ever to be listed in the Merriam Webster Dictionary as an adjective. It’s estimated that he did a staggering 50,000 cartoons in his lifetime.”