Not only are his illustrations funny and timeless, but it is more challenging than it looks and I am convinced that learning how things work together mechanically is a big plus in the Maker World.
This kind of making doesn't have to cost much. You can pull found object from an amazing array of places. The 2 metal pulleys cost a total of $5 at our local hardware store in the clothesline section. We always need to put it all away so another program can use our room. That's where a screen really comes in handy.
|Casey and Peter send a marble down to hit a whiffle ball which |
drops the cup, sending the counter weight up the pulley.....
Check out the Rube Goldberg app you can purchase from your app store:
|Robert and Stephen experiment with|
a fan, a feather, and an inflatable globe....