3d printed student design projects

Shark Tank: High School Students Win $50,000 for Brilliant Ice Cream Cone Device, with Help from The 3D Printing Store

There’s nothing like an ice cream cone on a summer day, is there? Except for that one pesky factor – the melting. It doesn’t take long for a scoop of…

Amsterdam Stock Exchange Disrupted – In a Good Way – By 3D Printed Robot

At the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, each day is begun with the sounding of a gong to mark the official start of the trading day. On April 21, the day began…

K-12 Students! You Can Enter This Minecraft-Themed 3D Modeling Contest for Great Prizes

Listen up any and all students! If you are a US student in Kindergarten through 12th grade, and are either into Minecraft, 3D modeling or both, iD Tech, Shapeways, and…

Students Reveal Exceptional Talent with Thingiverse 3D Designs

3D printing education is all the rage, as it becomes clear that the technology is capable of capturing the attention of young and old, teachers and students alike. Some students…

This 3D Printed Impeller Sucks…And That’s a Good Thing!

An impeller is a rotor designed to modify the pressure and flow of a fluid, specifically to create a ‘sucking’ force. It is the counterpart to the more familiar propeller which…

High School Student 3D Prints Voice-Controlled Robotic Arm

Irvine High School student Nilay Mehta knew that he wanted to work with prosthetics when he started his science fair project. When he began researching the field, he was struck…

Students Apply Cutting Edge Technology to 3D Print Local History

Bergen is the second most highly populated city in Norway, having been surpassed by the capital Oslo only in the 1830s. It was founded in the 11th century most likely as…

Seventh Grader Designs & 3D Prints a Penmanship Training Device

Christian Herman is a rather precocious seventh-grader in Florida who used 3D design and printing to create a device which attaches to a pencil to aid people with their penmanship….

More Than One Way to Skin a Leg — 3D Printed Covers for Prostheses Coming From KSU Students

A group of 27 second-year students at Kansas State University’s Interior Architecture and Product Design Studio are heavily involved in a project to design 3D printed prosthetic “skins” which will…

High School Student 3D Prints Incredible Hand Cranked Ferris Wheel

With all of the schools out there that currently have made 3D printers available to their students and faculty, there are bound to be all sorts of interesting stories surrounding…

Winning Student Innovators Chosen for Annual Stratasys Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

We love reporting on challenges like the annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge from Stratasys as they serve several purposes—all positive and exciting. This annual 3D printing competition, now ongoing…

NY Students Win PTC Design Award for Leonidas, A 3D Printed Robot

When I was growing up, I had the privilege of spending great amounts of time in the summer with my grandparents. My grandfather, who had dedicated his life to science,…

Custom 3D Printed Foosball Players Make Tech Project Fun

UK tech educational group Black Country Atelier (BCA) took their 3D design and printing know-how and had some fun with their Maker Project of the Week, 3D printed footballers. The footballers aren’t…

A Drone Lifeguard With a 3D Printed Mounting Platform — The Ryptide

They call it Project Ryptide, and it’s an accessory setup for aerial drones capable of delivering an automatically-inflating life preserver to a swimmer in distress in mere seconds. The project…