Rube Goldberg Shake and Pour a Box of NERDS Candy Challenge

Jennifer George – legacy director of Rube Goldberg Inc. and the legendary cartoonist’s granddaughter – has launched the 2021 Rube Goldberg Machine: Shake and Pour a Box of NERDS Candy competition, that encourages families to work collaboratively and have fun!

Rube Goldberg is renowned for designing absurdly elaborate contraptions to accomplish the simplest tasks, and now Jennifer is inviting people at home to build their own. The challenge is to Shake and Pour a Box of NERDS Candy into someone’s hand, and NERDS is sponsoring the first 100 teams with free entry. Enter promo code NERDS2021 when registering and details on the competition are on the website.


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Jennifer George promotes creative ways of using Rube Goldberg artworks in STEM and STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, art and math). You could also enter their digital Minecraft competition!

Topic: Creative engineering

Age group: All ages / families

Time: 60+ mins

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Autumn Neagle,

Digital Communications Officer