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Titanium Chairs and Cheetah Legs

Paralympic athletes demonstrate specialized wheelchairs, prosthetics, and other high-tech tools of the trade that allow them to compete at elite levels. They describe the impact that new designs, materials, and technologies have had on their participation in sprinting, cycling, tennis, and basketball. This resource is useful for introducing components of Engineering Design (ETS) from the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) to grade 6-12 students.

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