Date: July 9th, 2012
Location: University of Delaware, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Students: ~40 co-ed students grades 6-12 at University of Delaware summer camp
Faculty: Jenni Buckley, PhD, University of Delaware, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Annie Biggs Sanger, undergraduate student, University of Delaware, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Students learned about different orthopaedic devices that are used to repair broken arms. Then they tried them out for themselves. Specifically, they used an external fixator to fix a radius fracture and created new plating and wiring systems to repair a broken humerus.