Rube Goldberg Machine

Every Monday is Makerspace Monday! Join us as we design, tinker, create, wonder and, of course, make cool things. This week we are making a Rube Goldberg machine with Mrs Minnikin.

What is a Rube Goldberg Machine?

A Rube Goldberg machine is a contraption, invention, device or apparatus that is deliberately over-engineered to perform a simple task. It generally includes a chain reaction.

The Problem

Can you turn the kettle on to make a cup of coffee?

The Design

Does it work?

Now it's your turn!

Can you make your own Rube Goldberg machine? Send us a video of your Rube Goldberg machine and we will feature it on this page. Send your video to us at 

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Happy making!

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