These students in the 21C program have the world in their hands

Joslyn Harris and Willow Folsom build the yogurt cup structure.
Joslyn Harris and Willow Folsom build the yogurt cup structure.
Izzi Laflamme, Ghana Darjee, Rachel Kikuni, Roselyn Kapper, Bobbyline Bargblor and Dekontee Harmon get ready to test it out with science teacher Chris Lane.
Izzi Laflamme, Ghana Darjee, Rachel Kikuni, Roselyn Kapper, Bobbyline Bargblor and Dekontee Harmon get ready to test it out with science teacher Chris Lane.

s part of the Lights On Afterschool nationwide event, students in the 21C after school program at Rundlett Middle School built a Rube Goldberg Machine on Thursday afternoon. What’s that? According to rubegoldberg.com, it’s “an overly complex contraption, designed with humor and a narrative, to accomplish a simple task.” Students ran a ball down a ramp, through a stack of yogurt cups and into science books stacked like dominos, which tumbled down the line, with the last book falling onto a power switch and turning on a fan.

Author: Keith Testa

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