||To build an elevator on the principle of pulleys.
||To demonstrate simple mechanical motion.
||Any number of individuals or teams.
||a piece of wood 35 cm X 35 cm, a pencil, ruler, five 6 cm nails,
a hammer , two pieces of string (each 30 cm long), one piece of string
40 cm long, an empty matchbox , two empty cotton thread spools, modeling
||Use the materials to build a pulley system.
||Use the pulley system you have built to carry the empty matchbox
upwards and downwards
- The one to build the most efficient elevator in the shortest
amount of time is awarded 25 points. Two points less is awarded
for each subsequent completion.
- 25 points will be awarded to the contestant whose elevator can
transport the most weight with the smoothest ride.
- The contestant with the highest aggregate total will be declared
||Youth Science Foundation Science Olympics Manual.