Design Scholars Curriculum Level 3: Phase 3 Module

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Making a 3D Printable Prosthetic Hand

3D printing technology has made numerous advances in real world applications. For example, it is currently used in medical fields to make implantable organs, in architecture to design cost-effective housing options, in the aerospace to make machine spare parts.

In this module, you will learn to apply the learning so far to design a prosthetic hand. Here's a video that demonstrates this.

Standard Connections

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.G.A.2 Draw (freehand, with ruler and protractor, and with technology)
geometric shapes with given conditions. Focus on constructing triangles from three measures of angles or sides, noticing when the conditions determine a unique triangle, more than one triangle, or no triangle.

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.G.A.6 Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, volume
and surface area of two- and three-dimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms.