Maker Challenge: Adding Helpful Carrier Devices to Crutches

This Maker Challenge: Adding Helpful Carrier Devices to Crutches activity & project also includes:

Make breaking a leg a less troublesome experience. Groups brainstorm designs for crutches that have devices that help carry items. They build prototypes of their devices to test out their designs.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Set up a contest to see which group can create the best device
Classroom Considerations
  • A wide assortment of materials and tools are necessary for the project
  • Adjust parameters of the device to limit amount of materials if necessary
Pros
  • Includes some tips on how to adjust project for lower grade levels
  • Incorporates a journal writing activity
Cons
  • None