copyright Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
all rights reserved, 2012


Rock 'n' Rails is a toy train that plays music according to the pieces of track it passes over. Users place different height pieces into the track at different locations. The train turns the position and height of the pieces into different beats and sounds.

Design Team: Bethany Tomerlin, Ian Wolfe, Michael Dobson, Rena Katz, Richard Dahan, Yi Fei Wu with instructors Ben Pope, Trevor Shannon, Mario Bollini, Rebecca Smith, and My Vu