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Engineering students make the simple complex at the Rube Goldberg contest

Posted by Paula Hynes

8/25/15 7:00 AM

High schools and colleges throughout the country pay tribute to Rube Goldberg’s legacy every year though The Rube Goldberg Machine Contest.  According to the contest website “The Rube Goldberg Machine Contests bring Goldberg's cartoons to life as a way of helping students transcend traditional ways of looking at problems, taking them into the intuitive chaotic realm of imagination. The resulting inventions are collections of bits and pieces, parts of now useless machines, cobbled together to achieve an innovative imaginative, yet somehow logical contraption to meet the annual contest challenge.”

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Topics: Plastic Injection Molding, STEM and Manufacturing Careers, Manufacturing Automation and Innovation, The Rodon Group, Rube Goldberg Contest

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