STEM education

Moscow Spanish Quarters: Progressive Logika School to Offer 3D Printing

Students in the Novomoskovsk district of Moscow can look forward to a state-of-the-art new school opening this year, with construction to be completed by August. The A101 Group of Companies—one…

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…

North Carolina A&T University Professors Evaluate Summer 3D Printing Workshop for High Schoolers

US engineers and mathematicians explore the values of 3D printing in education further, outlining their findings in ‘Teaching High School Students Design Process and 3D Printing: Lessons Learned.’ Authored by…

The Allevi Academy is Taking Bioprinting to Schools

In May 2015, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there are nearly 8.6 million STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—jobs. This number represents 6.2 percent of US employment, with computer…

Greece: Students 3D Print Operational Antikythera Mechanism

In ‘Studying, designing, and 3D printing an operational model of the antikythera mechanism,’ authors Georgios Mavromanolakis, T Manousos, M Kechri, P. L. Kollia, G Kanellopoulos outline an educational project where…

Interview with Len Wanger of Deer Valley Ventures

This is an interview with Len Wagner, the Chief Technology Manager of Impossible Objects. Len has great insight into the world of technology as well as finance and gives some good thoughts on the future of the additive industry.

3D Printing in Africa: Kenya & 3D Printing

Kenya has been considered to be a hub for innovation in Africa.  Personally, I started working with Kenya in 3D printing technology with a Makerbot Reseller, Amit Shah who runs…

Furthering STEM Education: Thesis Student 3D Prints Micro & Millifluidic Devices on a Desktop Machine

In ‘Use of stereolithographic 3D printing for fabrication of micro and millifluidic devices for undergraduate engineering studies,’ University of Tennessee at Chattanooga thesis student Cooper Thome explores the importance of…

Weeklong Camp Introduces Girls to 3D Printing, Robotics and More

Although progress is being made, there is still a disparity between the number of men and women in STEM fields. So it’s always encouraging to hear about initiatives that are…

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: September 12, 2018

For this week’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, EOS is introducing its latest 3D printer at IMTS this week, while CRP Technology’s Windform RL 3D printing material is…

MakerGirl 3D Printing and Technology Organization On Track to Impact 10,000 Young Girls By 2023

While there are plenty of initiatives around the world aimed at getting girls and young women interested in and comfortable using STEAM technology like 3D printing, coding, and robotics, I think…

3DBear Introduces Kids to 3D Printing and Augmented Reality

Everyone agrees that it’s important for children to learn new technologies such as 3D printing, robotics, and virtual reality. The challenge lies in finding the best way to teach those…

Fifth Graders 3D Print a Playground for Annual Project

Playgrounds are a quintessential part of childhood. They’re where kids get exercise, indulge their imaginations, develop motor skills, learn social skills and build friendships. In Scituate, Massachusetts, fifth-grade students are involved…

Robo Acquires MyStemKits, Will Offer Comprehensive 3D Printing Education for All Ages

As technology advances and becomes a bigger part of every industry and sector, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and STEAM (including Art) education becomes more and more important for children…

Print Your Mind 3D Provides 3D Printers to Schools Through Enviromakers Initiative

Print Your Mind 3D was founded in 2014 in Calgary, Alberta by Colin Pischke to provide 3D printing services. Their first focus was on the local market, but they have…

Rize One 3D Printer Helps Students Reach Success in Robotics Competition

In 1989, FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was founded as a non-profit dedicated to inspiring young people to become leaders and innovators in science and technology….

Students Use Creativity, STEM Education, and 3D Printing to Create Prosthetic Leg For Baby Chick

We turn to 3D printing often in the medical field, many times to make custom prosthetics. But the veterinary field is also using the technology to create prosthetic limbs and…

FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Competition Teaches STEM Students in Dayton About Teamwork, Robots, and 3D Printing

Educational programs and activities for kids offer an invaluable way for the next generation to not only learn about next-generation technologies like 3D printing, but also about teamwork, public speaking, and even…

3Doodler Introduces New Educational Kits for Teachers and Students

The 3Doodler has turned out to be quite a versatile tool, being used by everyone from hobbyists to professional artists to create everything from tiny knickknacks to full-sized sculptures. The company’s…

3D Printing Introductions, Innovations, and Bling Galore at RAPID + TCT 2018

This year’s RAPID + TCT event is coming to a close in Texas today, and I’m very pleased to call it my first big 3D printing industry event. There were so…

Interview with Karol Górnowicz, CEO of Skriware on Release of Destination: Mars Educational Program

It would be hard to overestimate the importance of helping young people to feel comfortable navigating the world of 3D technology. While not every aspect of life will be saturated…

London All Girls Team to 3D Print Race Car for STEM Competition in Singapore

Decades ago, 3D printing was relegated to serious technology geeks and aeronautics engineers tucked away in labs. Today though, the technology has been discovered by the mainstream and the opportunity…

learnbylayers Partnering with UK’s National STEM Learning Center for 3D Printing Lessons

In the fall, a helpful 3D printing curriculum resource for teachers called learnbylayers was launched by Philip Cotton, one of the first teachers in the United Kingdom to introduce 3D printing in the classroom. Not long after,…