Groundhog's Day is an annual tradition held in Punxsutawney, PA on February 2. On this day, Punxsutawney Phil, comes out of his burrow on Gobbler's Know to predict the weather for the rest of winter. If he sees his shadow, there will be 6 more weeks of winter. If he doesn't see his shadow, it will be an early spring! This year will be Phil's 132nd prognostication or prediction. What will it be?
This month's challenge relates to Phil and his shadow. Your challenge is to build a device that allows Phil to pop out of his burrow and when he is out, his shadow must be 10cm long.
Your design does have some criteria and constraints. When Phil is in his burrow, he must be completely down in there. When he is popped out of his burrow, he must be fully popped. For example, if pressing down on a lever to pop Phil out, the lever must be pressed all the way not just to make the shadow 10cm long. The light being used should be in a fixed position. Testing of Phil should also be done in the same spot.
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