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Japanese Rube Goldberg Machines are Somehow More Simple and More Complex at the Same Time #MakerEducation

Super awesome video collection of Rube Goldberg Machines in action from the Japanese show “Pythagora Switch” up on Core77.

Japan’s NHK network has an educational children’s television show called “Pythagora Switch.” The program is meant to nurture the imaginations of children aged four through six by introducing them to “mysterious structures, interesting ideas and various phenomena,” and to that end the segments are always bookended with short videos of Rube Goldberg machines.

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