Have you ever heard of Rube Goldberg? Rube Goldberg was a Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist whose cartoons, by his own description "were symbols of man’s capacity for exerting maximum effort to accomplish minimal results". As your students create Rube Goldberg inventions, machines designed to complete everyday tasks the hard way, understanding simple machines will become just that…simple.
Using this link you will find a fun activity for you and your students to complete during those last couple of weeks of school. Rube Goldberg Assignment.
Discover how much fun inefficiency can be. Deliver a laugh along with some learning to your students and don’t forget to Document their amazing creations.