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UDPL Rube Goldberg Challenge

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Miss Jessica & Miss Molly want to help YOU win the Rube Goldberg Bar of Soap Challenge!

What’s the Rube Goldberg Bar of Soap Challenge? Watch Miss Jessica & Miss Molly’s intro video below:

Ready to get started? Click on the blue links for instructions, sample machines, supply lists, and great tips!

Official Instructions from the Rube Goldberg Website – Includes submission instructions and a video by Rube Goldberg’s granddaughter, Jennifer George!

How to Share Your Rube Goldberg Machine with the UDPL Community – Show off your Rube Goldberg Machine to your Upper Dublin librarians, friends, and neighbors!

Tips & Tricks for Creating a Rube Goldberg Machine – These videos are a good place to get started!

Miss Jessica’s Favorite Rube Goldberg Machines – Check out these cool machines for inspiration!

Past Rube Goldberg Challenge Winners – The teams in these videos are all winners from the 2018 “Pour a Bowl of Cereal” Rube Goldberg official challenge!

Supply Lists & Other Instructions – Not sure what to use to make your machine? Having problems uploading to YouTube? These lists and articles will help!

Want to learn more about Rube Goldberg? Check out these digital books on Hoopla! (A library card is needed to access these books. If you need a library card, please fill in our online Library Card application to have a card sent to you without ever leaving home!)

Questions? Need Help? Email Miss Jessica (jrichmond@mclinc.org) or Miss Molly (mkane@mclinc.org)! They’ll be happy to help you!


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