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3 Awesome And Inspiring Inventions From The White House Science Fair

In Uncategorized on April 23, 2013 at 7:55 am

I can’t say enough how much our kids need science programs in schools. They need programs that deal with modern science such as robotics, space, environmental issues and so on. High five to the White House.

TechCrunch

Some of the nation’s young brainiacs were honored today at the annual White House Science Fair. Every spring, the White House invites children to show off life-changing innovations that have mostly been constructed in MacGyver-like fashion from commercially available materials. Even though I cover this story every year, it’s hard not to be inspired by brilliant young kids motivated to tackle the world’s problems. “Let me just say in my official capacity as president, this stuff is really cool,” said President Obama.

We’ve rounded up three awesome and inspiring projects below:

1. A 3D-Printed, Mind-Controlled Prosthetic – 17-year-old Easton LaChappelle has created a mind-controlled prosthetic arm for the low price of $250, thanks to parts cheaply replicated from a 3D printer. In the Vine below, you can see…

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