Leonardo's Robot Hand

Eli Whitney Museum

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Vacation Program

  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013
  • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Designed for ages 6 to 10

As an artist, Leonardo studied anatomy. As he looked closer at the body, he saw that bones and muscles worked like an elegant machine. He bagan to envision mechanical hands. Construct a large hand that will connect your hand through a comfortable glove. Your mechanical hand will extend your reach. Decorate it. Add jewelry. Invent tools and tricks for it.

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