Engineering Design Challenge: Animal Prosthetics

Feb 18th to 22nd and April 15th to April 19th

Engineering Design Challenge: Animal Prosthetics

Monday, February 18, 2019 through Friday, February 22, 2019


Monday, April 15, 2019 through Friday, April 19, 2019

3:00 – 4:00 pm daily

National Marine Life Center, 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA, 02532

508-743-9888 ~ ~ [email protected] ~ Kathy Zagzebski

How do you help an animal with an injured or missing limb? What can you do for a turtle with a damaged leg or shell? Discover how technology is being used to help disabled animals, and then complete an engineering challenge to design your own prosthetic device for a marine animal. Best suited for ages 8-14. Program lasts 45-60 minutes.

Cost: Members $3/child/program; Non-members $5/child/program. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on