Physics in the Hands of a Seven-Year-Old

Seven-year-old Audri wants to study robotics at MIT and become a theoretical physicist someday. Until then, he's keeping busy making things like this awesome Rube Goldberg machine, as he describes it, "a machine that creates a complicated chain reaction to do a simple task." He was inspired to make this video after seeing OK GO's This Too Shall Pass. Audri's incredible sculpture, constructed with pencils, marbles, a toaster, books, pen tips, a paper roll, and wine glass, is a tribute to the ingenuity and resilience of kids -- and what happens when you put learning their hands.

 

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