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XYZprinting Announces New da Vinci Jr. 2.0 Mix, da Vinci Jr. 1.0 Pro and Nobel 1.0A 3D Printers; UV Curing Chamber

XYZprinting is a name that’s been coming up a lot lately. They have a large range of products including 3D printing pens, FDM & SLA desktop 3D printers, 3D scanners,…

Kids Learn and Have Fun With 3D Printing, Robotics and More at Brainiacs Holiday STEM Camps in Nigeria

Kids love playing games on their parents’ phones, there’s no doubt about that. But there are some kids who recently learned how to create their own games! Brainiacs Robotics held non-resident Science,…

3D Printed Models Give Lessons about the Danger of Volcanoes

As we drove down the road toward La Laguna la María in Colima, I noticed that all of the cars were headed in the opposite direction. I made a light-hearted…

ULIO Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Their STEM-Driven “3D Printed 3D Printer”

As is with most innovative technologies, nothing is more integral to the progress of 3D printing than proper education. For young students, the optimal way to teach them about all…

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….

3DPrinterOS Takes the Ultimaker 2 Go on the Road with the Backpack Travel Case

We’ve written quite a bit about Ultimaker, with good reason, as they make excellent high resolution 3D printers. They’re so good in fact that the Ultimaker 2 series printers have…

MakerGirl: Piquing Rural Girls’ Interest in 3D Printing

While the integration of 3D printing technology has changed the face of ‘shop class’, the sex based disparity in those using the new shop equipment remains the same. As a result there…

MakerBot Makeathon Kicks off in NYC

MakerBot is known for supporting education, and that is evident by the large numbers of MakerBot printers finding their way into public schools and universities. The weekend before last I…

Software Developer Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Help Provide 3D Design Courses to Beginners

As the number of real life applications that involve the use of 3D design and 3D printing continues to increase, so does the need to educate the world—particularly the younger…

ANSYS Aims for Academic Innovation with Student Versions of SpaceClaim and ANSYS Aim Software

As time passes and innovation continues to ensue, more and more companies and educational institutions are working together to groom the next generation of engineers and design-savvy professionals. Both 3D…

Weistek Launches $249 MiniToy 3D Printer for STEM Education in China and Beyond

Last April, 3DPrint.com reported that China intends to install at least one 3D printer in each of its 400,000 elementary schools. There are several companies ready to take advantage of this…

Zortrax Continues to Drive 3D Printing Education in Poland

An increasing number of companies have recognized the importance of including 3D printing as part of STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education, but the necessary equipment is on the expensive…

On the 30th Anniversary of the Challenger Disaster, Four Women in Science Honor the Legacy of the Crew

Thirty years ago today, the Space Shuttle Challenger lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. 73 seconds later, it broke apart in midair, leading to the deaths of all seven of…

Less Than Two Weeks Left to Enter Stratasys’ Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

As of late, many of the “big boys” of 3D printing have seen their stocks take a precipitous plunge. The prevailing wisdom is that even the desktop 3D printing market…

3Doodler EDU Team Uses LEGOs to Teach STEM Lessons

If you are American and were stopped on the street and randomly asked, “What do you think the most popular educational toy is of all time?” there’s a high likelihood…

Historic Jamestown’s 3D Printing ‘Ed Shed’ Puts the Past at Visitors’ Fingertips

When creating an opportunity for people to learn from a historic site, you don’t have to reject the benefits provided by the latest in cutting edge technology. Jamestown, Virginia is…

Build Castles at the Beach with 3D Printed Mathematical Sand Molds

Want to spend the last beautiful weeks leading into Fall relaxing at the beach but worried there won’t be enough mathematics there to keep you entertained? Fret no more! Professor Will…

3D Printing for the Whole Family with Parent/Child Workshops & Tutorials from 3D Roundhouse

Technology has often been seen as a barrier to parent-child interaction with the imagined scenario of a child glued to a tablet or a parent unable to put down their…

MyStemKits Launches New Kickstarter Campaign for 3D Printed STEM Education Manipulables

Educational theorists have long known that there are many different ways to learn about the world around us and an even wider variety of styles of learning for individual students….

3DPrinterOS Network Surpasses 2,000 3D Printers

As revolutions in information, technology, and industry all converge worldwide, the future shines brightly for today’s students who are being given the tools to further advance STEM skills in specialized…

Autodesk Inventor Helps a Teenage Maker through a Labyrinth of His Own Design

Despite mountains of evidence to the contrary, bringing 3D modelling and 3D printing technology into schools is still a controversial prospect for many schools. While it is gaining popularity, and…

14-Year-Old’s 3D Printed Marble Machine Does Rube Goldberg Proud

If you don’t know who Rube Goldberg is, you should find out immediately. Don’t worry, I’ll wait. Goldberg has inspired generations of individuals to make complex (and complicated) machinery that…

German Youth Club Creates an Amazing Organ from 49 Floppy Disks and 3D Printed Parts

Some people would label a person with 49 old floppy disks as a hoarder and film them for reality TV. But you know how the old saying goes: One person’s…

TechShop Launches Their New Maker Space Academy

As the prices drop and accessibility to 3D printing technology and robotics increases, there has been a quiet revolution in schools throughout the world. The growing demand and need for…