Monday, January 25, 2016

Girl gets 3D printed prosthetic hand - English Conversation Lesson

This is really amazing and now it seems the there is no limit to what modern technology can do!
I hope that this invention can brighten the lives of many more children!

http://magazines.scholastic.com/kids-press/news/2016/01/A-Helping-3-D-Hand


Vocabulary
partial - only a part of 
take for granted. - do without thinking
prosthetic - artificial
solid object - an object that doesn't have holes 
indirectly - without meaning to 
hold her back - keep her from doing what she wants to do 


Questions
Why did Shea want a new hand? 
What is remarkable about the design of the hand? 
What is the difference between the cost of her robo-hand and other prosthetics?
Why did she choose different colors?
What can she do now that she couldn't do in the past?
What is Shea's next project?
What is the group of designer's next project?
In your opinion, what is the future of prosthetic devices? 



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