COVENTRY -- At Coventry's Captain Nathan Hale Middle School, a piece of high-tech equipment is inspiring some sixth-graders to think big.
"I had never seen it before and once I saw it, I was like, 'Whoa,'" says 11-year-old Karlee Small, one of the students working with a 3D printer to create prosthetic hands that will be sent around the world to help those in need.
"This is my dream. I always wanted to work in the medical field and this is just one step closer to my dream."
The sophisticated project is proving to be more than a lesson in computer skills and manufacturing. The kids are using technology to learn problem-solving skills and the value of generosity.
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