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2014
As the semester came to a close, students and educators working with us on SOLID Learning workshops and the use of 3D Printers in educational settings have reached the time for Final exams and term papers. Many objects we have printed over the past semester were included with last assignments of the Fall semester. Objects like historical sites were used in presentations, allowing young learners the opportunity to describe the events of people and governmental groups of bygone eras that other ...
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Summer Camp Project

Posted by KKHausman May 23, 2014
  The members of Texas A&M University's AggieSTEM program have invited me to bring SOLID Learning elements of 3D printing to their Summer Camps this year. I am considering our Projects for the classes, as the format will be a Project Based Learning engagement intended to create a useful end product the participants will learn from in other settings after the summer camps are over. The sessions will include one teachers-only and two teenage-participant groups. The latest MAKE magazine ...
Imperial College London’s 3D printing Micro Aerial Vehicle (MAV) We’ve all seen the potential that 3D printers bring to the table (literally) as a useful tool for fast prototyping, object creation and even organ printing. The creative ideas for using the tool seems limitless and some are taking 3D printing to new levels, such as a team of researchers from the Imperial College London’s Department of Aeronautics, who are using the tool to mimic the way birds build nests. To h ...
A gallery of my 3d printings <link> ...
It's a remote control car, not as exciting to some, fair enough, it's a reclaimed car though!   At home there's a joiner's company behind the house and regularly they have a skip outside in our property that they fill with a wide variety of junk. This week it was filled with toys. Someone was fed up with their super fun happy gifts and amongst them was the prize, a remote control car.   I always wanted one, but it was one of those gifts that the parents never deemed worthy of the cos ...
Tyler Richards and Jonathan Thompson with their invention (via screen cap) We’ve all done it. It’s July and you’ve spent the past hour firing up the charcoal grill and cooking up those patties. After what seems like a decade, your patty is finally ready, so you grab a bun and head towards the condiments table – then it happens. As you pick up the ketchup and as you squeeze, a futile, watery, ketchup imposter invades your burger. You are so worn out, you eat the water ...

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