Inspiring your FLL team

Many FLLers likely recognize Dean Kamen as the founder of FIRST and as the inventor of the Segway. This video shows Kamen discussing one of his most recent projects - an effort to design a prosthetic arm with 14 degrees of motion for the Department of Defense.

I thought this 5 minute video might be useful for coaches/teachers to show to their students to impress upon them the important work that FIRST and FLL can start them down the path of. It might also be an interesting research project for a team to delve into the power source for this arm...


Micah E. said…
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Unknown said…
I also found his engine/battery/heat exchange invention for the Think car to be inspiring. I'll be showing these stories to my team this year for sure.

Have you driven a Fjord lately?
What a great article... thanks for posting it, dreadknot69. I want one... I want one... I want one (stomping feet)


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