Becca Messer, Jason Utley, and
Purpose: The purpose of this device is to
deploy a whoopee cushion through the
transferring of energy.
Oh, the Demonstration!!
Summary of Energy
1st Stage: Elastic Energy to Kinetic
Stage 2: Ball to Car
Potential Energy to Kinetic Energy
Stage 3: Bowling Ball to
End of Ramp.
Potential Energy to
Stage 4: Bowling Ball drop
to Whoopee Cushion.
Kinetic Energy +
to Energy needed
(Broken into two
As expected, energy was lost through
We were successful in building our
We learned the virtues of teamwork
We would have spent more time building
the device so it would be more