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Robotic Hand Activity

Goal to Reach: Choose your own goal! Check one.

Create a hand that can hold 4 oz of water.  Create a hand that moves quick enough to sign three letters


  • Cardboard
  • String
  • Plastic Straws

Estimated Time: 30 minutes

Learn about your hand! Questions to think about:

  • What are the straws acting like? 
  • What are the strings acting like?
  • How does your body pull strings? 

Challenge for Robotic Hand Station:

Find out which type of material makes the best string and which type of material makes the best hand!

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