RainbowSparks Rainbow

Completion Date: September 2011

Purpose: To be used as a prop during Sparks enrollment ceremonies.

Description: This rainbow was macgyvered on a limited budget and designed to be compact when broken down. It is composed of broom handles, paper towel holders, clothespins, shower curtains and post-use window curtains. When broken down, it can be transported by hand on public transit or in a small vehicle. The rainbow stands approximately four feet tall when erect and weighs five pounds. The approximate cost of the project was $20.00.
Camera HolderDigital Camera Holder

Completion Date: January 2009

Purpose: To support a camera above the playing surface of a billiards table.

Description: This camera holder was designed to hang on the light fixture above a billiards table and video the momentum and inertia interactions between billiard balls. The holder ensured that the video would be stable, so that computer software could be used to analyze the interactions. It was custom-fitted to the digital camera being used and has velcro straps that can be adjusted if the light fixture above the billiards table is not level.