How-To! Chain Reaction Tips, Techniques & Tutorials

Here is Jay’s growing collection of chain reaction tips, techniques, and tutorials for building simple mix-and-match parts for your more complex Rube Goldberg Machines. Lots of pics and examples. We’re just getting started with this section, so let us know if you’d like to see something taken apart, broken down, and put back together again!

Rube Goldberg: How-to Build a Multi-Track Ball Feeder
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Rube Goldberg: How-to Build a Multi-Track Ball Feeder

A step by step STEAM tutorial on how to build a Rube Goldberg Track Feeder from your own toys or ...
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Tinker Toy Rube Goldberg Cone
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Rolling Cone

Rolling means moving along a surface by revolving, or turning over and over, and without sliding. When a cylinder rolls, ...
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Popsicle Stick Catapult
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Popsicle Stick Catapult

A ping-pong ball sits on a tiny rubber band (a rainbow loom, or hair elastic) at the end of a ...
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Patient Ping Pong Ball
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Patient Ping Pong Ball

A ball will sit patiently upon the half-circle at the end of a track. If you are making your own ...
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Gather Household Materials
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Gather Household Materials

Suggested Materials List Surfaces: table, floor, shelf, counter, flat board, Tools: drill, ruler, scissors, hot glue gun, hole punchers, Toys: ...
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