education

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week – Dec. 14th

In any emerging industry as transformative as 3D printing, the news just keeps rolling in and getting more exciting. Here at 3Dprint.com we do our best to keep our readers up to…

Build and Share Your Own 3D Printer with Open-Sourced ‘Bolt’ by Edu3d.Org

It’s often the case that we set out to inspire our kids, teach them, and encourage them to do things in the world, but when we give them the tools…

“TechShop Inside! — Powered by Fujitsu” — TechShop & Fujitsu Team to Launch a Mobile Makerspace

It’s incredible how much the education system has changed within the last decade or so. The resources available to many students today, grades K-12 and beyond, are creating a learning…

Stratasys’ New Free 3D Printing Curriculum Challenges Students to “Make Something that Moves Something”

When everyone started using computers to surf the Internet, there was a huge demand for computer classes in middle and high schools, community colleges and universities, and even senior centers. …

iMakr Education Sponsorship Program Offers FlashForge Dreamer 3D Printers to Schools at Half Price

It pays to be in school, and smart companies like iMakr know that it pays in the long run to cultivate the much younger crowd, who are the makers, inventors,…

Maker Racers: Cardboard Race Cars with 3D Printed Gears and Springs Aim to Educate Our Youth

When I was younger, my brother and I would constantly be competing against each other, whether it was in sports, education, video games, or just about anything else. One of…

Training Pediatric Surgeons Using 3D Printed Rib Cages

One of the difficulties of training new entrants into the medical field is the leap from text knowledge to hands on care. One of the ways to approach that transition…

Tinkerine Announces Tinkerine U Educational Pilot Program to Bring 3D Printing to Schools

Canada’s leading 3D printing company, Tinkerine Studios — which develops, manufactures, and distributes 3D printers — announced yesterday that they are launching a new educational program. The pilot program of Tinkerine U, running…

UNC at Chapel Hill Opens a Makerspace for Free, On-Campus 3D Printing

Some of the most remarkable and innovative achievements in 3D design and printing are happening in the academic environment, including collaborative efforts between academia and industry. While preserving the long-standing…

Mcor Sweetens Their Iris 3D Printer Package Deals for US Schools With Three Years of Unlimited Free Consumables  

With the current global push to further STEM education and encourage students to explore new technology, Mcor is right on track. Mcor Technologies is sharing their 3D printing technology and…

Zaniac Introduces 3D Printing Program for 4th Through 8th Grade Students in Utah

The aptly named Zaniac — a mini-campus focused on delivering additional, after-school STEM education opportunities to students enrolled in grades K-8 — has now added a 3D printing program to its…

Tennessee School District Fires Computer Tech Over Improper Use of 3D Printer

As the 3D printing industry continues to grow, so will its user base.  Just like in any other industry with consumer applications, 3D printing can be used for good or…

NovaCopy Launches 3DU with Courses in 3D Printing

You would just about have to be living under a rock these days to not have heard at least some whispers about the wonders of 3D printing. There is something…

3D Printed Species Encourage Students to Evolve Form in Design of Dwelling

This semester, students in Professor James Kerestes graduate design studio course at Ball State University are using advanced digital fabrication technology to explore iterative form finding, from the initial conceptual…

Seventh Graders at Perry Middle School in Ohio Build 3D Printer for STEM Class

I don’t know if you remember what you were doing in seventh grade, but I’m pretty sure it was something along the lines of doodling in my notebook and staring…

Shapeways Continues to Offer Benefits to Support 3D Printing in Education

Shapeways does more than just offer lip service dedication to education, they put their money where their mouth is and show it off with great pride. Just yesterday, Lauren, a…

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,…

City X – Win a 3D Printer for Your School and Design a Better City for Aliens

If I could have your attention, please, for an important announcement: “Hello, citizens of earth. Our journey from the planet couldn’t have gone any better. Though we had a few…

American Museum of Natural History Assigns Students Clever 3D Scanning & Printing Dinosaur Project

This summer, students used 3D printing technology to re-create the skeleton of a dinosaur at The American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Rather than studying the bones…

3D Printers Coming to Every School In the UK – Education Insights with Martin Stevens, CEO ‘It Is 3D’

IT IS 3D is the leading 3D technology company for education in the UK. The British company also operates in other sectors including jewellery, creative arts and industry.  Martin Stevens…

Supporting the Mind’s Eye Through 3D Printed Tactile Learning Objects – For the Blind & Sighted Alike

Among the many contributions that 3D printing has made to enriching people’s lives, the benefits to those with vision impairments or blindness are some of the most exciting. A new…

Middle School Students in NY Use 3D Printing to Compete in Miniature Drag Racing Competition

In Nanuet, NY at A. MacArthur Barr Middle School, the students are riveted by drag racing. No, it’s not a recreation of the musical Grease; instead it is the brainchild…

University in Texas Launches 3D Printing Certification Courses for Business Leaders, to Meet Demand

3D Printing is the future. There really is no argument against this statement. It may not grow into a technology that allows anyone to 3D print whatever product they want, at the…

New App and 3D Printed Models Provide Tools for Study of Human Embryo

One of the difficulties facing medical education is that the human body exists in three dimensions and requires study in three dimensions. This means that in order to appropriately understand…