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Bionic Boy

The Bionic Boy resources take inspiration from the Born to Engineer video from Ben Ryan, who is working to develop low-cost 3D-printed prosthetic limbs for young children and babies. Through discussion and practical activity, this resource supports students to increase their understanding of engineering through designing a prosthetic arm.

This video accompanies the classroom resources. It shows the experiences of Ben Ryan, an engineer who designed and built a new type of 3D printed hydraulic prosthetic for children. 

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