- Describe some compound machines they use around the house. Pick out which simple machines are used in each compound machine.
- How would life be different if we didn’t have any machines?
- Who was Rube Goldberg ?
- Who remembers what he was trying to do with his illustrations? (Poke fun about the complicated inventions that were introduced at the turn of the Century - he designed complicated procedures for accomplishing simple tasks)
- In the early 1940’s, a Patent Office official declared that the United States Patent office should be closed because everything useful had now been invented. What do you think of that statement?
RUBE GOLDBERG GAMES!!!!