Win up to $1500 for your program.
Mad Science® – in collaboration with Rube Goldberg Inc. – is proud to present The Elementary School Rube Goldberg Machine Contest®! The contest challenges teams of elementary school students (grades K-6, 5-12 years old) to design and build a Rube Goldberg Machine™, with the help of their teacher as team leader.
A Rube Goldberg Machine™ is a humorous, over-engineered contraption made-up of a series of chain reactions that leads to the completion of a simple task. Each year the students are assigned a task to complete, and this year the chosen task is “open an umbrella”. The teams must then submit their entries online to compete for monetary prizes for their school!
For more information about the details of the contest, please see the Rules & Deadlines https://rubegoldberg.madscience.org/rules-deadlines/ or the FAQ section https://rubegoldberg.madscience.org/faq/.