Lower school - Cardboard Pinball Machine (Mechanisms)

Mechanisms is a device that transforms input forces and movement into a desired set of output forces and movement.

Your task for the summer is to design and create a product a cardboard pinball machine that include a range of different mechanisms

There are several types of mechanism you could include

  • Gears and gear trains
  • Belts and chains
  • Cams and followers
  • Linkages

Use this links to give you a guide and idea of the type of machine you can create.

You will need to submit the machine at the start of the Michaelmas term along with a photo diary of the machine being made.