Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Robotic Arm

Yesterday for news in Room 5 we heard about a holiday science project. It created a huge discussion about replacement limbs.
The first attempt at picking up an object.
A close up of all the parts. I'm not sure I could make it but it was a great visual tool to look at simple robotics.
A discussion on how to make it

Part 1

Part 2

In The Press newspaper (05.06.2016) there was an article on Digital limbs.
Page 1 of The Press
It was pretty amazing to watch the Stuff video and find out the working s of the first design.
Check out the Stuff article here

Today on Stuff (08.07.2016) a Hamilton man received his bionic hand

Check out the Stuff article here
Next term we might have a go at making some motorised objects. We might need to tap into some experts for help. 

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