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Rube Resources

If you’re a parent, a teacher, a student, or just Rube-curious, you’re in the right place! Rube Goldberg books, projects, and digital games are a great way to engage kids in STEM, Art and teach Simple Machines. 

Legends of Learning

Rube Goldberg and Legends of Learning have a mission for you!
Join the Mathbots onboard their spaceship and handle basic multiplication and division problems to keep the craft secure while they search the Rubiverse for a new planet. Are you ready to take the challenge and be part of the Mathbot’s crew? 

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Rube Goldberg Paper Engineering Projects

Build three different Rube Goldberg Machine out of just printer paper, a few pennies, paperclips, and a tea bag!

Rube Goldberg Machine iBlock Project

Want a more robust, standards-aligned Rube Goldberg activity for your classroom? Download a sample of Teq’s iBlock (instructional Block) for a sneak preview of this ultimate Rube Goldberg teaching tool. It’s a 10-part sequence of student-led, teacher-guided lessons and activities that takes you through the process of building a Rube Goldberg Machine from start to finish. A Rube Goldberg iBlock contains roughly 25 hours of content and includes content in history, physics, storytelling, simple machines and so much more! Check out our Rube Goldberg Machines iBlock web session to see if it's right for you. 

Simple Machines Explained

There are six simple machines: the inclined plane, wedge, screw, lever, pulley, and wheel-and-axle. Watch the videos below to learn more about how they work and how you can integrate them into your Rube Goldberg projects.