Go Fish: Additional Educator Resources

Use these resources to support your teaching of the unit: Go Fish: Engineering Prosthetic Tails

Videos

 

Basset Inspiration Series ReMotion Knee

This video chronicles how a group of Stanford students designed a low-cost, high-performance knee joint built for extreme environments. (5:04)

Naki’o

This short documentary features Naki’o, the first dog to receive four prosthetic limbs. (11:02)

How An Injured Tortoise Rolls Now

Visit this website to read and watch a short video about how veterinarians at Washington State University engineered a prosthesis for a tortoise. (1:39)

3-D Printing a Prosthetic Foot for a Duck

This video explains how engineers designed a 3-D printed prosthetic foot for a duck born with an inverted foot. (1:41)

Turtle Recovers from Shark Attack with Prosthetic Fins

Youth can visit this site to read and watch a video about how researchers at Suma Aqualife Park in Japan have developed prosthetic fins for a loggerhead turtle. (0:57)

Book

 

Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle

By Deborah Lee Rose and Janie Veltkamp This nonfiction picture book features Beauty, a wild bald eagle who was illegally shot, rescued, and received a 3D-printed prosthetic beak. Publisher: Persnickety Press. ISBN-13: 978-1943978281