student 3d printing

South African Mechanical Engineering Student Creates 3D Printer for Improving Farm & Produce Quality

Students in South Africa recently had a chance to enrich their minds through learning more about progressive technology, along with helping push farming in nearby regions further into the future…

Encouraging STEM Learning: Laser Lines Gifts MakerBot 3D Printer to UK Primary School

One of the most predictable questions an adult will ask a child in making conversation is what they want to be when they grow up. Kids come up with such…

Montana Educator Uses Robo 3D Printers to Teach Her Fifth Grade Students How to Succeed

Teachers in classrooms all around the world are always on the lookout for new ways to inspire their students that will also mesh well with their traditional teaching methods and…

Maker Faires Are a Big Draw for Kids, Maker Movement Encourages Future Scientists & Engineers

Children may often become desensitized to the classroom experience, grumbling over math and science in general and latching on to the idea that they may want to avoid those lessons…

Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholar Gives Compelling Speech on Impacts of 3D Printing

If you’re interested in keeping your fingers on the pulse of 3D printing and other technologies, sites like Reddit are a great place to watch and read—and you surely never…

Louisiana Tech Engineering Students 3D Print UAV for NASA Research

The unmanned aerial vehicle, the UAV, is also commonly known as the drone. While these originally were thought to be rather dubious government issued aircraft, that reputation has mostly been…

Amsterdam Stock Exchange Disrupted – In a Good Way – By 3D Printed Robot

At the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, each day is begun with the sounding of a gong to mark the official start of the trading day. On April 21, the day began…

Unique Products: Empowering Kids to Make Their Own 3D Printers with the MagiTools Kit

Once you’ve journeyed into the realm of digital design and 3D printing, there’s just no going back. Artists, designers, and engineers enter a new dimension of creativity which indeed does seem…

Students Reveal Exceptional Talent with Thingiverse 3D Designs

3D printing education is all the rage, as it becomes clear that the technology is capable of capturing the attention of young and old, teachers and students alike. Some students…

Australian Students 3D Printed and Tested a Rocket, and It Works Pretty Well

“It’s not rocket science.” How many times have you heard that phrase uttered? It’s generally said disparagingly, to slight someone who is failing to grasp something simple. At Australia’s Gungahlin College, a…

Kitsch, Charm & High Quality: MagiCube 3D Printer is Well-Designed for the Younger Crowd

Full of kitschy charm, some collect snow globes and some collect items like magic puzzle cubes in all their retro color, glory, and challenge. Others prefer to make them–in the…

Students Apply Cutting Edge Technology to 3D Print Local History

Bergen is the second most highly populated city in Norway, having been surpassed by the capital Oslo only in the 1830s. It was founded in the 11th century most likely as…

High School Student 3D Prints Incredible Hand Cranked Ferris Wheel

With all of the schools out there that currently have made 3D printers available to their students and faculty, there are bound to be all sorts of interesting stories surrounding…

Students Create 3D Printed Zero Gravity Scale, Mixer, & More at AET’s Extreme Challenge Event

It really bothers me when I hear anyone questioning the benefits of bringing 3D printing into our educational systems. There is so much potential out there when the students who…

Utah High School Students 3D Print Tripod Device to Tether iPad for Special Needs Student

Most teenagers have two things in common: a love for electronic communication devices — and a need to keep them close for ‘talking,’ which turns into a constant organizational battle…

Brooklyn School Kids’ Tech Project on Gentrification Features 3D Printed Homes

Combined efforts to keep elementary school children in the technological development loop transformed a grade school science project into a collaborative venture that fused science, technology (including 3D printing and…

Kideville Aimed at Bringing 3D Printing and Urban Planning Skills to Students

It’s all about the children at Kidesign, an ed-tech startup aimed at building educational kits and bringing 3D printing into school curricula. Alberto Rizzoli and Dejan Mitrovic say they decided…

Student 3D Prints Incredible Functional Gearbox in One Piece, Proving Stratasys’ Curriculum is For Real

Functionality is something that is hard to come by for designers of 3D printable objects. The fact that desktop 3D printers are relatively new to the consumer market, and that…

The Great Globe Project: 10.5 Million Piece, 420 ft Wide, 3D Printed Model of Earth

We have seen so many incredible collaborative efforts involving 3D printing over the last couple of years. Desktop 3D printers are limited in that only objects of a certain size…

3D Hubs is Giving Away Over $25,000 in Student Credit for 3D Printing Projects

There are those people who believe that everyone will one day soon own their very own 3D printer, while others don’t believe the at-home ownership numbers for 3D printers will ever…