3d printing education

New Trimble Technology Lab at UMass Amherst Will Enhance 3D Capabilities on Campus

California-based technology company Trimble, best known for its GPS systems and popular 3D modeling software SketchUp Pro, announced today that it has made a large in-kind gift to the University…

Middle School Robotics Team Uses 3D Printing to Help Restore Kentucky’s Bat Population

Have you ever found an animal utterly fascinating, while also being slightly creeped out by it? I feel this way about snakes – I think they are really interesting animals,…

GE to Invest $10 Million in GE Additive Education Program to Subsidize 3D Printers for Schools

One of the big steps that GE has taken into the additive manufacturing industry was the creation of an entirely new branch of the company fully dedicated to the technology….

PrintLab Releases Teachers’ Guide to Support Educators Starting Their 3D Printing Journeys

Many, many companies have popped up lately with the mission of bringing 3D printing into schools. That’s fantastic; as far as we’re concerned, there can never be too many organizations…

Fun, Free 3D Printing ‘Quick Projects’ from Thingiverse Education Provide STEAM Lesson Plans and Teach Students Real World Skills

It’s the last week of December, which means holiday break has arrived for most schools! The kids are happy because they can sleep in and play with friends, and also because…

Registration Open for 3DPrint.com’s Beginner and Advanced Design Courses Online

One thing we pride ourselves on at 3DPrint.com is that while we’re primarily a news site, dedicated to bringing you the most important, up-to-date information from every corner of the…

Case Study of YSoft 3D Printing Classroom in Czech Republic Yields Important Results

It’s pretty clear by now that 3D printing in the classroom is extremely beneficial to students; they enjoy learning and using the technology, and it helps prepare them for the…

Kids Learn and Have Fun With 3D Printing, Robotics and More at Brainiacs Holiday STEM Camps in Nigeria

Kids love playing games on their parents’ phones, there’s no doubt about that. But there are some kids who recently learned how to create their own games! Brainiacs Robotics held non-resident Science,…

For the 3D Printing Novice: Shapeways Offers Insights into CAD & 3D Modeling

For those just beginning to try their hand at 3D printing, often it’s easy to jump in with only the end goal in sight as you imagine that sophisticated looking…

3D Printing Technology Emerges as Tool to Teach Visually Impaired Students

3D printing technology has proven useful for a number of commercial and personal endeavors, but it has had an especially profound impact on those with various disabilities and impairments. For…

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Stop by Barnes & Noble This Weekend for the Mini Maker Faire, See XYZprinting’s da Vinci Jr. 1.0w, and Enter to Win a da Vinci 3D Pen!

On November 5 and 6, Barnes & Noble will host the second annual Mini Maker Faire at all 650 locations in the United States. After an enthusiastic turnout at the first event…

Students at Loveland Colorado’s Lucile Erwin Middle School Creating Functional 3D Printed Objects in Class

If you’re interested in 3D printing, Loveland, Colorado might just be the place for you. This city, just north of Denver, is after all, home to Aleph Objects, Inc. and…

Airwolf 3D Attends 2016 Annual California STEM Symposium: Eva Wolf Participates in Learning Through Making Presentation

Airwolf 3D is a 3D printer manufacturer well-known for their dynamic presence within the industry, from introducing new hardware to offering hackathons and educational 3D printing weekend workshops for professionals….

3DPrint.com to Offer Online Training Courses in 3D Printing

As the 3D printing industry around the world continues its march forward, cementing major steps in this well-heralded next industrial revolution, vast changes are coming through every aspect of the…

NVBOTS & Citizen Schools Partnership Continues as Joseph A. Browne School Welcomes NVPro 3D Printer

I first took notice of NVBOTS and their lineup of 3D printers a couple of years ago as they entered the educational arena, ready to offer accessibility to students everywhere,…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — October 1, 2016

This week on “3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week,” we’ve got everything from free online courses to the latest revelations from the TCT Show that took place in…

Oberg Industries and Swanson School of Engineering Team Up to Advance Additive Manufacturing Problem-Solving

While many industries and businesses have been using 3D printing technology for years, it was usually a process reserved for prototyping or R&D departments. But over the last few years…

Northern Arizona University: Cline Library Opens MakerLab With First MakerBot Innovation Center in the Western US

You may have noticed your public libraries changing significantly of late. There might be a few less books on the shelves and a greater focus on programs and expansive exhibits,…

Kitronik’s Latest 3D Printing Project Will Literally Brighten Anyone’s Day

Making things is great – but making useful things is even better, I think, and many makers agree. There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of creating something with your own…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — September 24, 2016

The weekend may have arrived, but the 3D printing industry is one that doesn’t take any days off. Here are the biggest news stories that you might have missed over…

Youth for Technology Foundation Announces Plans to Train 6,000 Nigerian Girls in Technology like 3D Printing

While we often groan over so many of the overused adjectives and bits of jargon heard in the 3D printing industry on a constant and sometimes excruciating basis—from the revolutionary…

PTE3D to Host 2nd International Interdisciplinary 3D Conference in Hungary

At first glance, you might not consider the country of Hungary to be a leading innovative force on the 3D printing front, but the Central European nation has garnered quite…

The Inventery Releases New Version of Morphi 3D Design App, Makes Big Plans for Education

In 2014, iPad users’ dreams came true with the introduction of Morphi, a simple, user-friendly 3D design and printing app made for touchscreens. Less than a year later came Morphi 2.0,…