Monday, June 18, 2012

The Flying Monkeys, Jet Set

In Iowa, ABC News 5 reports that Girl Scout Lego League Team The Flying Monkeys are in Brazil The Flying Monkeys have been in Brazil to present BOB-1, a uniquely designed prosthetic hand device, at the International Conference on Science in Rio de Janeiro. The girls have been abroad, presenting their project at two different venues and meeting with officials from the Embassy.

The uniquely designed prosthetic hand device was created for a three-year old girl named Danielle Fairchild who lives in Georgia. She was born with no fingers on her right hand.

The Flying Monkeys are some of the only teenagers presenting at the science conference.