Jan. 18 – May 10, 2020

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Experience Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist and inventor Rube Goldberg’s iconic contraptions and celebrate his imaginative techniques, humorous storytelling and inventive skills. Like Rube Goldberg, you can activate and create crazy chain-reaction contraptions that use everyday objects to complete simple tasks in the most overcomplicated, inefficient and hilarious ways possible!

 

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Move balls and ramps to trigger chain reaction machines
  • Pull ropes to start a series of musical chain reactions
  • Step into one of Rube's iconic wearables for a one-of-a-kind photo opp
  • Create a hilarious cartoon
  • And much more!

 

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN 

  • Gain insight into the legacy of Rube Goldberg
  • Discover and reimagine engineering principles
  • Explore 21st-century STEAM concepts
  • Build skills like cooperation, perseverance and patience
  • Find the fun and value in failing

 

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RUBE GOLDBERG EDUCATOR GUIDE

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Thanks to our supporter

 

This exhibit was created by the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh in partnership with the heirs of Rube Goldberg.