STEAM education

Formlabs Announces the Winning Lesson Plan of Their Innovate & Educate Challenge

Bringing 3D printing to the classroom has proven time and again to be a dynamic, highly educational addition to the curriculum. It encourages students to solve problems in creative ways…

Dremel’s Holiday #LearnMakeGive Contest: Up To 50 Winning Schools Will Each Receive Two Dremel 3D Idea Builder 3D20 3D Printers

Not all companies understand just how important 3D printing can be for the classroom quite like Dremel. Although they’re well-known for their successful handheld rotary tools, they were one of…

How a 3D Printed Robot Can Teach Kids to Code

Applied computing technology has progressed to a level that requires greater programming effort to continue advancing for the benefit of humanity. Many grade school students are showing passion for learning…

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The Little Designer: Interactive Book Teaches Kids About 3D Design and 3D Printing

Just about everyone involved in the 3D printing industry, as well as in the educational field, agrees that 3D printing is an incredibly important skill for children to learn from…

New Jersey High School Installs MakerBot Innovation Center

I was required to take shop class in 8th grade, where you learned how to use tools, like a miter saw, to make a lamp out of a plastic bottle. I…

3D Printing and the Educational Market

In 3D printing, there are four places to make a play. Whether you’re a startup, an existing company looking to enter the space, or an investor with a taste for…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — November 12, 2016

On this week’s edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week”, we’ve got news that spans from the animated universe of Rick and Morty to South Korea. For starters, one…

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…

Y Soft Demonstrates Fast Growth; Rising Demand for 3D Printing in Australia

Y Soft, a major Czech Republic-based enterprise office solutions provider, recently revealed their rapid growth in Australia and New Zealand, due to the surging demand for professional enterprise-grade 3D printing…

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….

Gravity Sketch Virtual Reality 3D Design Software Now on Kickstarter

Gravity Sketch is taking 3D design as you know it and launching it directly into the future, allowing you to use features you’ve probably only previously imagined; in fact, you’ll…

Get Your Kids Excited About Microbiology Now with the 3D Printed Microscope Powered by Your Smartphone

Parents love to discuss what their kids are ‘into,’ and this came up recently as my daughter was going to a birthday party for a boy in her class and…

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,…

Polar 3D’s Cloud Platform Hits 100,000 3D Prints, Closes $2 Million Financing

When it comes to implementing 3D printing technology in the classroom, few have focused in on education like the Cincinnati-based company Polar 3D has. We’ve been keeping a watchful eye…

Fifth Grader Spends Summer Vacation Designing and 3D Printing a Model of His School

The other day, I was talking to a friend about the arts and crafts projects we were assigned back in elementary school. It seems that some types of projects are…

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,…

3D Printing as a Catalyst for the Next Industrial Revolution — A Few Questions For: AJ Perez

From its origin as a startup founded by a group of MIT graduates, Boston-based New Valence Robotics, more commonly known as NVBOTS, has seen incredible leaps forward, seeing success in…

MakerBot Prepares to Expand Sales Throughout US West Coast Schools and Businesses

Despite all of the cunning innovations being developed across the additive manufacturing spectrum this year, nothing set the news headlines ablaze like the immensely popular 3D printing company MakerBot and…

Robo 3D Releases New Specs on the R2 and R2 Mini 3D Printers and Previews Robo Mobile App

At CE Week NYC, I got the opportunity to see the R2 Mini prototype in person. Recently, I covered Robo 3D at the Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo NY….

iMakr Sponsors Summer Merit Program for 3D Printing, Electronics and Programming Classes

It has been said that 3D printing is the wave of the future. While some outside observers and industry experts see a slowdown in the adoption of 3D printing technology…

MakerBot Hosts STEAM Makeathon in Washington, D.C. to Celebrate the 2016 National Week of Making

It’s been two years since President Obama hosted the first ever White House Maker Faire and launched his Nation of Makers initiative back in 2014. Noting the fact that more…

Educators Unite at MakerBot’s Chicago Makeathon to Bring STEAM Lesson Plans to Life

Earlier this year, MakerBot announced that their series of summer Makeathons would focus on integrating 3D printing technology into science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) education, ultimately helping educators…

PrintLab Ecosystems Pave a Streamlined Path for Schools Setting Up 3D Printing Labs

PrintLab is undoubtedly going to be a great help for schools everywhere—with learning institutions that already have labs up and running wishing indeed this new service had been around for them too,…