Goldberg Machine Contest of the Technology Department


The Technology Department of the Universidad Pedagógica Nacional held the Goldberg Machine Contest, an event looking for creativity and innovation promotion among first-semester students of the Electronics and Technological Design degrees.

This initiative, which promoted an active participation of the students, awarded the first two places, evaluated by 4 professors from the department, who were the juries and the responsibles of evaluating the 5 students groups’ machines, registered for the contest.
The jury’s evaluation had a specific rubric based on:

Personal presentation:

  • Knowledge of the creation, based on the content in the Fundamentals of Technology subject.
  • Manufacture with recyclable elements.
  • Up to three minutes of the circuit operation

In conclusion, the Goldberg Machine Contest was a successful event where the talent and skills in designing and building amazing machines of the winners were demonstrated.

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