3d printing in education

Make:able Challenge: Design & 3D Print Assistive Technology for the Disabled

Service bureau PrintLab is partnering with Autodesk for an exciting new competition for schools. The make:able challenge represents what should be a remarkable technological journey for students and teachers as…

Success in Education: Michigan Technological University Offers Comprehensive 3D Printing Technology Workshop to Teachers

Chelsea Schelly, Gerald Anzalone, Bas Wijnen, and Joshua M. Pearce, researchers from several different departments at Michigan Technological University, explore one of the most exciting aspects of digital fabrication in…

The Shield of Achilles: Greek Students Enjoy Learning Program Integrating 3D Printing Studies & Classical Studies

Angelopoulos and E. Solomou have authored ‘The Shield of Achilles using 3D Technologies to Support Teaching Scenarios of Homeric Epics,’ describing a recent interdisciplinary school program centered around the Homer’s…

North Carolina: 3D Printed Models Used as Tactile Teaching Tools in Introductory Biology Courses

North Carolina researchers worked together recently to create tactile teaching tools (TTT), outlining their work in the recently published ‘Building the lac operon: A guided-inquiry activity using 3D-printed models.’ By…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 12, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got materials news, then some collaborations and an education story to share. First, KRAIBURG TPE is examining if its thermoplastic elastomers are suitable…

MakerBot SKETCH Classroom Helps Educators Integrate 3D Printing into Schools

After introducing its Method X manufacturing workstation in August, MakerBot is now launching another new system, which is part of what promises to be a very reliable classroom 3D printing…

3D Printing Strikes A Chord in Preschooler Music Education

In ‘Digital Fabrication: 3D Printing in Preschool Education,’ Federico Avanzini, Adriano Baratè, and Luca A. Ludovico explore the connection between 3D printing and the classroom through preschool music lessons. While…

Researcher and 3D Printing Enthusiast Authors Chapter in New Book on 3D Printing in Education

Dr. James Novak, a postdoctoral researcher, industrial designer, and self-professed 3D printing geek, started a blog called edditive back in 2014 as a way to document his 3D printing projects….

10 Ways 3D Printing Played a Part in Education in 2018

3D printing is often used in education these days, whether it’s being taught as a subject or used to enhance another one. As we’re moving ever closer to the start…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 13, 2018

We’ve got business and education news galore in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. First, Voodoo Manufacturing has launched its new Shopify app, and BeAM Machines is partnering with Empa, while…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 4, 2018

In the first 3D Printing News Briefs for this month, we’re starting with some education and business, followed by some how-to videos and a couple of things to ponder. PrintLab’s…

Ricoh Sees Importance of 3D Printing, Digital Fabrication in Education, Business Strategy

88% of the 787 higher education leaders and decision-makers around the world questioned in a new study commissioned by Ricoh Europe and conducted by Coleman Parkes said that new skills they…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 29, 2018

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs (the last one this month, how is the summer going by so quickly?!), a few companies are announcing special honors and recognitions, and then…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 12, 2018

Get ready, we have a lot of news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, running the gamut from metal powder 3D printing and new software to…

Registration Now Open for Second Construct3D Academic 3D Printing and Digital Fabrication Conference

Like many other 3D printing companies around the world, Ultimaker is doing its part to educate the future workforce, and their teachers, about the many benefits of adopting 3D printing…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 1, 2018

On this first day of April (happy Easter!), we’re starting out 3D Printing News Briefs with a little business, before moving on to education and the results of a competition….

learnbylayers and Kodak Partner to Expand 3D Printing Education

More and more, we’re seeing the positive impact that 3D printing technology has on education, and many of the industry’s heavy hitters are doing their part to get kids interested…

Educational Initiatives Aim to Reduce Barriers, Provide a Deeper Understanding of 3D Printing

The on-demand and complex nature of 3D printing is completely changing how we design, produce, and service products, and many fields are taking advantage of the technology. But, we often…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 9, 2018

We’re starting off your Friday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs with some 3D printing business news, then moving on to some pretty cool 3D printed projects to get you…

Siemens STEM Day Offers 3D Printing and STEM Education Lessons for Teachers and Students

With operations spread over nearly 200 countries, global company Siemens provides automation, digitalization, and electrification products. The company, which won an award from ASME this year for its 3D printed…

The Impact of 3D Printing on Education in 2017

It’s important, no matter what stage of life we’re in, to continue learning more about the world around us, and that includes 3D printing technology. Over the last several years,…

Award-Winning UK Educator Launches Online 3D Printing Resource for Teachers

As 3D printing technology continues to be added to more and more workflows in many different industries, it’s imperative to start teaching the next generation all we can about the…

3D Printing Business: Y Soft Partners with Konica Minolta for 3D Print Management, Oerlikon Looks to the Stars with New Partnership

In a week already rife with announcements of new 3D printing industry partnerships, the collaborations continue. Y Soft Corporation, based in the Czech Republic, is a leading provider of enterprise workflow…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 3, 2017

For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some 3D printing education news, then moving on to business and an aerospace industry announcement. MakerBot technology…