Tortoise Receives LEGO Wheel Prosthetic After Its Leg Was Amputated. This is such a great story to share with boys. To think that Schildi, an abandoned pet tortoise, is able to walk again due to a #LEGO base block, superglue and a wheel.
Invite your kids to make wheels from bricks! It can lead to excellent intro to approximation in 3D modeling, or integration in calculus. Invent your own methods, and check out the Unofficial FREE Brick-Built LEGO Wheels Book. More ideas for #MathMakers at http://www.naturalmath.com/category/make/
A tiny tortoise called Blade has been fitted with a set of Lego wheels after losing the use of his legs. The poor little chap, who lives in Germany, was taken to the vet after his owner Iris Peste noticed he was finding it hard to get around. Luckily the vet in question was Dr Carsten Plischke, who came up with the ingenious idea of attaching some Lego wheels to the underside of Blade’s shell.