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Big Challenge: Success or Failure?

Year 3 takes the Big Challenge head-on

  • Year 3 Rube Goldberg 2016
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  • Year 3 Rube Goldberg 2016
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  • Year 3 Rube Goldberg 2016
  • Year 3 Rube Goldberg 2016
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  • Year 3 Rube Goldberg 2016

The Global Campus ‘Big Challenge’ at Dover Court International School sees students in Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 working simultaneously on the same task as part of their Project Based Learning (PBL).

This year’s challenge is a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) task centred on building a Rube Goldberg Machine. A Rube Goldberg machine is an overly engineered machine used to perform a simple everyday task. This challenge involves the students working together in their classes to draft designs, collect materials and build their machines in the most creative way possible. 

This week, Year 3 took the challenge head-on and devised dozens of different labyrinths, mazes, action-reactions, all in the pursuit of getting that one success against a multitude of failures. 

All year groups demonstrated an excellent combination of teamwork, invention, ideas and most of all solutions. Everyone participated with an amazing amount of enthusiasm and energy, and every so often, their machines actually worked.

Well done, Year 3.