3D Printing in the Classroom

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3D Printing in the Classroom

For all educators interested in the emergence of 3D printing in Education. The opportunity to promote experimentation, innovation, play, problem solving through innovative design thinking. This group focuses on the opportunities and challenges of 3D printing integration in the K-12 sector and beyond with many interesting implications for learning by doing.  Join this group to discuss, learn, and share educational uses and 21st century learning through 3D design and printing.

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Latest Activity: Feb 28

Where to begin your journey with 3D printing: Hear a teachers perspective

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3D software for 3D printing

Started by Carolina Kaufman. Last reply by Danny Maas Feb 28. 2 Replies

Hi all,Does anyone have recommendations for 3D design software that has been used in the Classroom that work with 3D printing weather it be using a Makerbot or other product.  I'm currently…Continue

How much plastic? 3D printing, good or bad for the environment?

Started by Carolina Kaufman Jan 29, 2013. 0 Replies

This week on Makerbot TV: they show you how to calculate the cost of printing materials for any given object and begin to discuss the environmental implications. In your opinion do you think 3D…Continue

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Comment by Jacqueline Jacobs on February 16, 2013 at 6:37pm

Here is a link to a blog that I just created for a class assignment for Wilmington University's Emerging Trends course. http://jackiejacobs-3dprinting-edt.blogspot.com/

Comment by Carolina Kaufman on January 17, 2013 at 8:41am

Comment by Carolina Kaufman on January 17, 2013 at 8:23am

That's wonderful Jacqueline! Looking forward to having you become an active participant in this group and to share your blog with the community!

Comment by Jacqueline Jacobs on January 16, 2013 at 5:35pm

Hi Carolina,

I am now studying 3D printing as an emerging trend and I am in the process of creating a blog. Thanks for all these links. I will let you know when my blog is up and running.

Comment by Carolina Kaufman on January 13, 2013 at 10:05am
12 ideas for Classroom 3d printing: decide if some ideas are stronger or more relevant to student learning and subject engagement. http://printin3d.wordpress.com/2012/07/19/3d-printing-in-the-classr...
Comment by Carolina Kaufman on January 13, 2013 at 9:54am
A good blog to follow on the integration of 3D printing in the Classoom.
http://printin3d.wordpress.com/
Comment by Carolina Kaufman on January 3, 2013 at 4:50pm

A great site to see what the creative world has produced in 3D. From the digital to the tangible!  If you had a 3D printer or Fablab, how would you use it in the classroom and with your students?

http://www.thingiverse.com/

 

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