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Rube Goldberg

Rube GoldbergPresentation made by Reuben Aucote

Introducing Rube GoldbergReuben Garret Lucius Goldberg better known as Rube Goldberg is an American cartoonist sculptor, author, engineer, and inventor and he is the namesake of the Reuben Award,. His comics were about complicated machines to do simple tasks like use a napkin or turn on a light. These have been called Rube Goldberg machines.

Short Biography Rube Goldberg was born July 4 1883 in San Francisco. He was the third of seven children. He started tracing pictures of cartoons when he was four and first took drawing lessons when he was eleven. Rube married Irma Seeman on October 17, 1916 they had two sons called Tomas and Gorge. But during world war 2 to be safe from the enemy they changed the sons last name to George so they were then called Tomas George and George George. Sadly Rube Goldberg died in 1970 at the age of 87.

CareerRubes dad convinced him to get a career in engineering. He graduated from the University of California and got a degree of engineering. He got hired for a job for the water and sewer system of San Francisco. After six months he quit and went on to get his dream job of being a cartoonist. he joined the San Francisco Chronicle where he became a sports cartoonist. The next year he got a job with the San Francisco Bulletin where he remained until he moved to New York City finding a job as a cartoonist with the New York Evening Mail.

Rube Goldberg Machines A rube Goldberg machine doesn't have to much to do with rube Goldberg apart from the fact that its named after his drawings. A Rube Goldberg is a complicated machine to do a simple task like this.

My Rube Goldberg machine is started by a fan that blows up a paper bag that is tied to the Lamborghini causing the Lamborghini to move forward that hits the sports tape roll that hits the smaller car that rolls into the dominos the dominos fall until they hit the jenga tower the jenga tower falls down to end my Rube Goldberg machine.


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