Rube Goldberg, Inc is a not-for-profit 501(c)-3, committed to equity and access in STEM and STEAM education. Our family-run organization has been hosting Rube Goldberg Machine Contests for over 30 years, encouraging students of all ages and from all socio-economic backgrounds to use their creativity, leadership, and social skills in building the overly complicated machines that bear Rube’s name.
Download these free PDF lesson plans and accompanying resources to help you get started teaching about Rube Goldberg Machines in your classroom, scout group or after-school program! Easily tailored to all ages and grade levels, our STEAM focused lessons support the Next Generation Science Standards.
Do you have what it takes to turn Rube’s humorous comics and cartoons into elaborate and incredible machines? Developed by Electric Eggplant in partnership with Kalani Games and the Heirs of Rube Goldberg, Rube Works is now available for download on the iTunes App Store for iPad and iPhone, for Android on Google Play or the Amazon Appstore, for Mac on the Mac App Store, and for Windows, Mac, and Linux on Steam.