CASE STUDY: Help an Injured Dolphin, Design a Prosthetic Hand – How Learning Blade Engages Students in STEM

Learning Blade delivers an engaging supplemental online curriculum designed to raise awareness of STEM careers while helping students see the relevance of often-demanding math and science academics.

Through “missions” such as helping an injured dolphin, building an orphanage after a major earthquake, or solving energy and transportation needs in a new city, students tackle interesting challenges while seeing how STEM skills are essential to finding solutions.

For schools with 3D printers, Learning Blade includes some missions that include ready-to-print files that can be used to demonstrate STEM principles, such as adjusting a wind turbine design, designing a prosthetic hand or testing a structure on a seismic shake table.

Read more about Learning Blade here. And read more case studies from organizations that are addressing manufacturers’ workforce challenges at our Making Ohio website. 10/24/2018