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Envision the Future: Design a 3D Printed Educational Model for the Visually Impaired

Envision the Future: Design a 3D Printed Educational Model for the Visually Impaired

Last year, a large team effort was launched by the 3D printing community to help one woman. The Within Reach 3D Design Challenge, led by MatterHackers, e-NABLE, Pinshape and Ultimaker, challenged participants to create 3D printable assisitve devices for Brandy Leigh Scott, a woman with a crippling hand condition called Dupuytrens Contracture. Of course, the contest ended […]

Last year, a large team effort was launched by the 3D printing community to help one woman. The Within Reach 3D Design Challenge, led by MatterHackers, e-NABLE, Pinshape and Ultimaker, challenged participants to create 3D printable assisitve devices for Brandy Leigh...
3D Printed Models Aid in Sex Education for Visually Impaired Students

3D Printed Models Aid in Sex Education for Visually Impaired Students

My sixth-grader just went through a round of sex education at his middle school. The first thing I learned from him is that he had no idea that I knew anything about what he was being taught and was surprised to find out that I too know both the real and the slang terms for […]

My sixth-grader just went through a round of sex education at his middle school. The first thing I learned from him is that he had no idea that I knew anything about what he was being taught and was surprised to find out that I too know both the real and the slang...
RSNA: Materialise Launches AnatomyPrint, Partners with Carestream & Siemens Healthineers

RSNA: Materialise Launches AnatomyPrint, Partners with Carestream & Siemens Healthineers

Materialise, headquartered in Belgium, is a leader in 3D printing solutions for the world. And when they launch a new product or service, you can bet that it’s something that will make an impact, and usually in the medical field. This week they announced the launch of AnatomyPrint. This expands the world of 3D printed […]

Materialise, headquartered in Belgium, is a leader in 3D printing solutions for the world. And when they launch a new product or service, you can bet that it’s something that will make an impact, and usually in the medical field. This week they announced the launch of...
French Researcher Wants to Make Sex Education More Accurate With 3D Printed Clitoris

French Researcher Wants to Make Sex Education More Accurate With 3D Printed Clitoris

Sex education varies greatly from school to school, location to location – some places don’t teach it at all, while others teach abstinence only; some schools are much more thorough in terms of discussing safe sex and birth control. I went to Catholic elementary school, and I remember getting a textbook called Gifts and Promises, a […]

Sex education varies greatly from school to school, location to location – some places don’t teach it at all, while others teach abstinence only; some schools are much more thorough in terms of discussing safe sex and birth control. I went to Catholic...
Getting Started With 3D Printing in the Classroom

Getting Started With 3D Printing in the Classroom

3D printing is a low-cost approach to learning perfectly suited for classrooms. A 3D printer is a powerful and versatile tool to have as its use inspires planning, design, testing and many other talents essential to today’s careers. 3D printing embodies the concepts of iterative design as students evaluate and re-design creations. The process encourages higher thinking and […]

3D printing is a low-cost approach to learning perfectly suited for classrooms. A 3D printer is a powerful and versatile tool to have as its use inspires planning, design, testing and many other talents essential to today’s careers. 3D printing embodies the...
Roll these 3D Printed Dice & Up Your Music Theory Game

Roll these 3D Printed Dice & Up Your Music Theory Game

We follow many different cases of how incredibly helpful 3D printing can be in education, as well as how integrated it is becoming in classrooms these days due to the STEAM agenda–and the simple fact that teachers are just plain interested in the technology and work hard to give their students access to it. Outside […]

We follow many different cases of how incredibly helpful 3D printing can be in education, as well as how integrated it is becoming in classrooms these days due to the STEAM agenda–and the simple fact that teachers are just plain interested in the technology and...
Cast Cool Rainbow Shadows with the 3D Printed Rainbow Apparatus

Cast Cool Rainbow Shadows with the 3D Printed Rainbow Apparatus

Not every project is going to work exactly as expected–in fact, most projects, devices or experiments will most likely end in failure. But dealing with a failure is an incredibly important skill that is often just as important as our successes. Personally I rarely consider anything a failure unless I don’t learn a lesson from […]

Not every project is going to work exactly as expected–in fact, most projects, devices or experiments will most likely end in failure. But dealing with a failure is an incredibly important skill that is often just as important as our successes. Personally I...
Giving Back: think3D Enriches Science Class with 3D Printed Models at Devnar School for the Blind

Giving Back: think3D Enriches Science Class with 3D Printed Models at Devnar School for the Blind

The world of technology and all it encompasses is vast and can often revolve around the rather cold world of industry and manufacturing, made of steel and metal. And while 3D printing is well encapsulated inside that world today and of much use in transforming industrial processes, its unlimited potential allows us to reach for […]

The world of technology and all it encompasses is vast and can often revolve around the rather cold world of industry and manufacturing, made of steel and metal. And while 3D printing is well encapsulated inside that world today and of much use in transforming...
My Stem Kits Set to Launch 3D Printed STEM Educational Product on Kickstarter

My Stem Kits Set to Launch 3D Printed STEM Educational Product on Kickstarter

A group of artists, technology specialists, and educators committed to bringing instructional 3D printing tools to K-12 education say they feel learning is most effective when students can actually feel and interact with the technology. And as of February 2, My Stem Kits will launch a Kickstarter campaign which features their selection of 3D printed […]

A group of artists, technology specialists, and educators committed to bringing instructional 3D printing tools to K-12 education say they feel learning is most effective when students can actually feel and interact with the technology. And as of February 2, My Stem...
CGTrader Hails the New Year with Two 3D Design Competitions: Valentine's Day Gifts & Educational Models

CGTrader Hails the New Year with Two 3D Design Competitions: Valentine's Day Gifts & Educational Models

The new year has arrived and Lithuania-based CGTrader is stealing the spotlight in 3D printing with two different competitions. The first has to do with the romance department, and they are putting the word out to over 100,000 3D designers. The popular 3D modeling marketplace is giving you a couple more weeks to think up an awesome 3D entry for the […]

The new year has arrived and Lithuania-based CGTrader is stealing the spotlight in 3D printing with two different competitions. The first has to do with the romance department, and they are putting the word out to over 100,000 3D designers. The popular 3D modeling...

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