Assistive Device (Grades 6-8)

Mechanical Engineering, Human Services, Health Sciences

Pulling on a sock is difficult for people with limited hand and wrist muscle control. It is a struggle for their muscles to overcome the sock’s elastic potential energy when stretched, and gravitational potential energy when lifted. The students take on a challenge of designing a solution by only using the materials available that can help people pull on their socks independently.

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