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by Whiteheat073
December 17th, 2015, 8:54 am
Forum: 2016 Build Events
Topic: Bottle Rocket B
Replies: 110
Views: 21743

Re: Bottle Rocket B

Is bottle rocket performed indoors or outdoors? sorry weird question just curious
by Whiteheat073
December 17th, 2015, 8:51 am
Forum: 2016 Study Events
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C
Replies: 96
Views: 16859

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Does disease detectives focus more on genetic diseases or more on other diseases?
by Whiteheat073
December 17th, 2015, 8:48 am
Forum: Air Trajectory B/C
Topic: Release Mechanism
Replies: 22
Views: 4195

Re: Release Mechanism

I feel so basic with my release mechanism... A string that got pulled and triggered a lever that swung a PVC pipe with a pin on it to pop a balloon to release the falling mass and launch the projectile
Wait what? Seems....efficient (also what chalker said)
And it was quite efficient
by Whiteheat073
December 17th, 2015, 8:44 am
Forum: Air Trajectory B/C
Topic: Release Mechanism
Replies: 22
Views: 4195

Re: Release Mechanism

I feel so basic with my release mechanism... A string that got pulled and triggered a lever that swung a PVC pipe with a pin on it to pop a balloon to release the falling mass and launch the projectile Just to check, does the falling mass directly impact the projectile? If so that's not sufficient ...
by Whiteheat073
December 14th, 2015, 8:56 am
Forum: Air Trajectory B/C
Topic: Air Trajectory B/C
Replies: 287
Views: 35549

Re: Air Trajectory B/C

Although, I would not recommend a trebuchet to future participants.
by Whiteheat073
December 14th, 2015, 8:56 am
Forum: Air Trajectory B/C
Topic: Air Trajectory B/C
Replies: 287
Views: 35549

Re: Air Trajectory B/C

So my trebuchet actually did very well. It was able to hit the far target both times and hit the close target both times as well. Last minute the falling mass broke, but thankfully I was able to fix it literally 15 seconds before performing. Unfortunately we forgot our graphs, but besides that it we...
by Whiteheat073
December 14th, 2015, 8:52 am
Forum: Air Trajectory B/C
Topic: Release Mechanism
Replies: 22
Views: 4195

Re: Release Mechanism

I feel so basic with my release mechanism... A string that got pulled and triggered a lever that swung a PVC pipe with a pin on it to pop a balloon to release the falling mass and launch the projectile
by Whiteheat073
December 14th, 2015, 8:50 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What's In Your Pockets?
Replies: 35
Views: 3230

Re: What's In Your Pockets?

Okay now I have a napkin with the periodic table on it folded up in my pocket. You never know when you need a pocket periodic table...
by Whiteheat073
December 14th, 2015, 8:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Spell out your username with elements!
Replies: 34
Views: 3016

Re: Spell out your username with elements!

I don't think mine is possible, as I would need an "R" or an "Ro".
If only Roentgenium was Ro...
by Whiteheat073
December 14th, 2015, 8:48 am
Forum: 2016 Study Events
Topic: Reach for the Stars B
Replies: 37
Views: 8700

Re: Reach for the Stars B

I got third place school wide for Reach For The Stars! I had no partner and I relied solely on my memory (no notes)! I am ecstatic right now!

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