3d printing in school

4th Graders in New Jersey Design and 3D Print Boats That Float in Order to Learn Geometry

I am often approached by teachers and school administrators who want to provide the best possible technology to their students. One of the first things they ask me is, “How…

Teacher Gains Students’ Interest by 3D Printing an Incredible Jelly Bean Dispenser

I remember as a young child, begging my mother to take me to the grocery store with her each week, for the mere fact that it meant she would give me…

High School Teacher Creates Drogerdy, the 3D Printed Raspberry Pi Controlled Tank Bot

Raspberry Pi and 3D printing seem to go together like peanut butter and raspberry jelly. There are so many different possibilities that inventors and innovators can come up with when…

College Student Designs and 3D Prints Amazing Fractal on a Form 1+ 3D Printer

Over the course of the past year we have seen many 3D printer manufacturers pushing hard to integrate 3D printing into a classroom environment. There are those unfamiliar with the…

Pakistani Students Create 3D Printed Mobile Obstacle Avoidance Robots with Help from LearnOBots

From my talks with several CEOs of large 3D printing companies, one topic always comes up, one that many of these companies are very passionate about. That topic is 3D…

Teacher 3D Prints 50 Mini Catapults for Students as Christmas Gift & Math Lesson-in-One

Recently, we published an article about the importance of introducing 3D printing into schools all around the globe. It is a “technology of the future,” and without a doubt its…

Why 3D Printing Needs to Take Off in Schools Around the World

When it comes to 3D printing, there are limitless ways in which the technology can be utilized. Businesses, hobbyists, and educational institutions are beginning to fully understand some of the…

Maker’s Empire 3D Printing and Design Program Trial to Take Place in 20-30 New York Schools

3D printing is everywhere and, as with any new technology, some of the quickest learners are found in the youngest users. They can’t, however, do it on their own. Adelaide,…

Ohio Teacher is Teaching Game Design with 3D Printing: Comes up with Incredibly Inventive 3D Tic-Tac-Toe

When I think back to my childhood, the most fun I had did not come from my vast collection of Nintendo games, but rather from my equally impressive selection of…

Australian Re-Election Campaign Woos Voters, Promises 3D Printing Programs in All Victoria High Schools

One political party is ready to take the plunge with an enormous pledge to education with the offer of 3D printers, software, and training for every high school in Victoria, Australia;…

MakerBot Digital Store Encourages 3D Printing in Class With Printable Educational Tools

When the MakerBot Digital Store launched about 10 month ago, many people were wondering exactly what it would encompass. Would it feature useful tools, toys, artwork, or educational objects? Now,…

Portola High School in California Takes to Kickstarter to Fund a 3D Printer – They need your help!

3D printing in schools has only recently become a reality. While there are many schools around the world that have already had the opportunity to bring 3D printers into their…

3D Printed CO2 Race Car Project Pits Students Against One Another at Illinois High School

Over the past year, we have seen 3D printing start making its way into classrooms. We have seen high schools, colleges and universities around the world adopt 3D printing as…