western
Physics and Astronomy

                                   
 
Robot Runner
Objective Create a "wheeled" vehicle with a minimum of two wheels which can travel along a path of length 3.0 metres.
Participants Teams of up to six.
Rules

The emphasis in this event is on creativity. The intent is that the device will propel itself .

Judging

The maximum time for this event is ten minutes. The vehicle must take a minimum of 30 seconds to complete its course

Notes The entry shown was made from an old disk drive. The energy was stored in the capacitor. A timing circuit delayed the start for 29.0 seconds, and then it took off like a rocket. Wonderful!
Source London District Science Olympics. This event was designed by Murray Kucherawy.

Events | Location | Scheduling | Registration | Participants | Committee | Judges and Officials | Scoring | Awards | Media
Contact Us | Our Sponsors | Faculty of Science | Western

© 2001 The University of Western Ontario,
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Webmaster: Patrick Whippey
Site Design: Julie Whitehead