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From gadgets, to gravity, to spinning wheels, this is the class for engineering imagination. Working in teams we build interactive structures where a simple push starts a chain reaction of pulleys, dominoes and so much more. These crazy types of systems, initially the idea of Mr. Rube Goldberg, began as a parody of the modern world. Now they’re fun. Here we engineer this art into life with a few machines of our own: wasting time and energy in the pursuit of “simple”.

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Course Number: WKSP-90038
Credit: 0.00 unit(s)

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