Helping Hands

That's News to Me

Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

In this lesson featuring content from The Associated Press, students read an article about Manos de Héroes, a company in Uruguay that uses 3D printing to make prosthetic hands and arms. This lesson includes photos, vocabulary, comprehension and discussion questions, and a speaking task.

Focus

current events
authentic materials
reading
technology
3D printing
prostheses

Vocabulary

grasp
fist
vulnerable
benefit
equivalent
mild
decal
contribution
pose
adjustment
A spinning paper plane