Jet Propulsion Laboratory National Aeronautics and Space Administration California Institute of Technology
NASA Logo - Jet Propulsion Laboratory + Visit JPL Education Gateway
+ Visit NASA Education Portal
JPL Home Earth Solar System STARS AND GALAXIES Technology
Education Gateway
Education Gateway Home Page Educators Students Educator Resource Center Informal Education Team Competitions JPL Education Kids
   + IC HOME
2007 Results
2006 Results
2005 Results
2004 Results
2003 Results
2002 Results
2001 Results
2000 Results
1999 Results
1998 Results
JPL Annual Invention Challenge - ENTRY 37, 38
a) What your team thought of the challenge (objective)?
It was an interesting and challenging objective with plenty of practical applications.

b) What ideas your team considered?
pulleys, ramps, free fall, robot

c) What was your final designs?
2 different versions of ramps

d) What was your testing process and how did you improve?
We tested multiple times without an egg until it worked well and then actually tested with an egg

e) What were your feelings or experiences at the JPL contest?
We thought the competition was fun, but there was a lack of viewing space. There was also misunderstandings in the rules.

f) How would your team improve your design?
Investing more money, Making it more adjustable and sturdy

To return to the results page please click here.
For a photo gallery of the 2004 event, click here.
For the event rules please click here.

NASA Privacy Statement Glossary Sitemap Feedback
FIRST GOV   National Aeronautics and Space Administration