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Teacher’s Guide to 3D Printing Classes and Curriculum

Looking for free resources for 3D printing classes? Read our guide to get 3D printing curricula, videos and materials for your classes. 

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New Algorithm Cuts 3D Printing Times by Half

Algorithm developed by engineering researchers at University of Michigan allows desktop 3D printers to boost speed without impacting quality.

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Build a 3D Printing Library: The Best 3D Printing Books

Want to learn more about the wonderful world of 3D printing? These 3D printing books are the perfect place to start. Start your 3D printing library today!

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9 Important 3D Printing Concepts Everyone Should Know

When learning about additive manufacturing, 3D printing concepts can be easily explained though 3D printed models. Try it for yourself.

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VR Prepares Colorado Inmates for the Real World

Want to see a 3D printed robot scorpion? This modular hexapod from Ghent University is sure to grab your attention. A team at Ghent University in Belgium was tasked with updating a project from 2011, the Stigmergic Ant Hexapod Robot — a long name for a particularly scorpion-like robot. Just to sweeten the project, they […]

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3D Printer Kit Review: Fischertechnik 536624

The Fischertechnik 536624 is a 3D printer kit for the German educational toy market. Is it any good? Thomas Sanladerer isn't convinced.

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Robot BADGER Can Drill Underground and 3D Print Tunnels

Not a hoax, not an imaginary story. The EU is funding an underground robot called BADGER which can drill and 3D print curving tunnels.

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Helping Blind Students Learn with 3D Printed Sex-Ed Organs

Visually impaired students may miss out on cringy sex education videos, but 3D printed sex-ed organs can help them learn through touch.

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3D Printed Electric Wheelchair Kit made by High Schoolers

To give a basic push-chair more oomph, a high-school robotics team developed an electric wheelchair kit using Arduino and 3D printing.

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3D Print a Model of the Apollo 11 Command Module

The Smithsonian partnered with Autodesk to 3D scan the Apollo 11 command module “Columbia", and have released 3D printable files online.

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Students in Montclair Public Schools Learn with MakerBot 3D Printers

Montclair Public Schools in New Jersey paired up with MakerBot to provide schools and students from second grade to college with 3D printers.

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MIT Announces Free Additive Manufacturing Training Webinar in December

Looking to learn more about additive manufacturing? On December 5, MIT is hosting a free training webinar with Professor John Hart. 

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SelfCAD Offers Free Licenses for Students and Teachers for 3 Years

Want to see a 3D printed robot scorpion? This modular hexapod from Ghent University is sure to grab your attention. A team at Ghent University in Belgium was tasked with updating a project from 2011, the Stigmergic Ant Hexapod Robot — a long name for a particularly scorpion-like robot. Just to sweeten the project, they […]

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3D Prepper: Preparing for End of Days with a 3D Printer

What to do when the Armies of Darkness are looming on your doorstep? The 3D Prepper forgoes the boomstick and the chainsaw for a 3D printer.

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This 3D Printed Robot Scorpion WILL Stab You

Want to see a 3D printed robot scorpion? This modular hexapod from Ghent University is sure to grab your attention.