Science & Nature
How It's Made: Prosthetic Legs (Teen)
In this one-time course, students will be introduced to the field of prosthetics (artificial limbs).Through this topic, we will explore engineering, science, and math!
There are no upcoming classes.
year old learners
learners per class
45 minute class
US Grade 8 - 11
The field of Prosthetic devices (artificial limbs) is a rapidly growing and changing field. In this course, students will be introduced to the field of Prosthetics from a clinical perspective. We will discuss what a prostheses is, how prosthetic devices work, and how prosthetic devices are made. this class will feature a demonstration of the materials used to create molds of limbs and prosthetic sockets. We will also briefly explore real life prosthetic devices. Students are not required to...
Students will be introduced to the field of Prosthetic Devices
I hold a Bachelors of science in Health Sciences and a Masters of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics. I have been a science educator for over 6 years. I am currently a full time Resident at a Prosthetics and Orthotics Clinic.
This course will not have any assigned homework.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
There will be several images of amputated limbs, but none of a graphic, wounded, or surgical nature.
All notes will be provided to students.
Meet the teacher
Hi, My name is Alis and I have been an Educator for over 8 years. I have taught a variety of subjects including, science, math, dance, crafting, and english. I teach science courses for all ages, small group math tutoring, and dance/ creative...