Go Fish – Engineering Prosthetic Tails

Youth will learn about important factors to keep in mind when designing prosthetic devices as they engineer a model leg for an elephant and a model beak for an eagle. They will then learn the story of Winter, a dolphin with a prosthetic tail. This will help set the context for their final design challenge, designing a model prosthetic device for a fish. Finally, youth will have a chance to develop the characteristics of their fish and make an exhibit for visitors.

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