Wowsers! Our school just received a 3D Maker-Bot printer!
Being that we are a STEM pilot school, we applied for (and received!) a grant for a 3D printer. It will be housed in the art room, but I’m looking forward to helping drive and create projects that utilize this nifty piece of technology. Two quick ideas: 1. design and build you own gemstone as part of the 3rd grade rocks and minerals unit in science (first seen here!), 2. create a piece used in bridge construction as part of the 2nd grade balance and motion unit in science.
There is a professional development meeting this morning on to use the printer. I don’t know what will be covered, but I do know that I’ll be there! I can’t wait to see where this leads!