Helping Hands

Research, print, and assemble a 3D printed prosthetic hand!


In this course, students will work in groups to create an E-nable prosthetic hand.

Duration: Up to (3) 40-minute sessions

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Group or Individual: Group

Learning Goals

By the end of the lesson groups will:

  • Use appropriate resources, methods, and tools to research and manage design projects and related activities;
  • Apply appropriate methods for generating and graphically representing complex design ideas and solutions;
  • Create, test, and analyse models and/or prototypes, using a variety of techniques, tools, and materials;
  • Use a variety of formats and tools to create and present reports summarizing and evaluating the design process, to analyse decisions made during the process, and to advocate the final design.


  • paper
  • pencils
  • 3D Printer
  • filament for 3D printer
  • all of the assembly components from here
  • at least one computer for each group
  • 3D printer such as the Cubicon Single+
  • licensed CAD software such as Fusion 360, Inventor, TinkerCAD or SolidWorks
  • computer and mouse for each student or group for CAD design

Prerequisite Skills

  • Familiarity with TinkerCAD or other 3D printing software

Your Instructor

Eden Hennessey
Eden Hennessey

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

This course is closed for enrollment.