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Penn State Opens MakerBot Innovation Center

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Penn State Opens MakerBot Innovation Center

Taken from Penn State POSTED BY BARTEES COX Today, Penn State held a grand opening for the installation of a new 3D printing lab, the Maker Commons. The lab features a large-scale MakerBot Innovation Center designed to help universities and organizations innovate faster, attract talented students or staff, increase collaboration, and compete more effectively. The Maker Commons features 32 MakerBot desktop 3D printers and staff to answer questions and help with projects. The Maker Commons is housed in Penn State’s Pattee Library and positioned so every student will have access to the lab. Students across all of Penn State’s locations...

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Innovative 3D Printing Lessons Plans Run Amok At MakerBot’s San Francisco Makeathon

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Taken from 3D Print by Tyler Koslow When it comes to 3D printing education, not too many companies have invested as much time and energy into providing resources as the prominent New York City-based desktop 3D printing company MakerBot has. Aside from developing educational resources and tools for a wide range of individuals, from kindergarten students to business professionals, MakerBot is also hosting summer Makeathons throughout tech-centric cities, such as New York City and San Francisco. These events are geared towards educators who are interested in learning to create educational projects and lesson plans that can be integrated into the classroom. This...

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Zortrax patents self-levelling technology actively used in their successful M200 3D printer

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Taken from 3Ders. By Andre Zortrax, the manufacturer of the M200 desktop 3D printer may not be a household name just yet, but the Polish 3D printer manufacturer has been steadily gaining market share in the low-cost FDM printer game for some time. In fact, ever since their successful Kickstarter campaign in 2013, their critically acclaimed flagship 3D printer has been increasing its foothold in the industry to such a degree that they tripled their annual sales in 2015. It now seems that the company is steadfast at keeping their innovations secure after officially announcing a bed-levelling patent that has been in the works for...

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SUNY New Paltz Opens 3D Printing Superlab, Supporting Both Student Education and Hudson Valley Regional Business

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SUNY New Paltz Opens 3D Printing Superlab, Supporting Both Student Education and Hudson Valley Regional Business

Taken from Business Wire MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, announced that The Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center at The State University of New York at New Paltz, (SUNY New Paltz) has opened an additive manufacturing superlab, which has received Stratasys designation as a “SMART lab” (Stratasys MakerBot Additive Research & Teaching). The Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center (HVAMC) provides expert advice on 3D printing processes, materials and design for both student education and the Hudson Valley business community. “We’re continually impressed with the industry partnerships SUNY New Paltz is engaged...

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Elevate Learning with Tinkercad and MakerBot in the Classroom!

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Elevate Learning with Tinkercad and MakerBot in the Classroom!

Taken from Makerbot. BY JESSICA ADAMS Your imagination has a home in Tinkercad. This 3D world of fun shapes and colors allows you to create and print whatever you want– it’s all up to you. Tinkercad makes it easy for students to design accurate 3D models, whether they’re starting from scratch with their own ideas, browsing through Tinkercad’s community designs, or importing a model from Thingiverse. Dedicated to your students’ success, MakerBot provides these 3D printing resources to enhance STEAM learning and elevate creativity in your classroom. After learning Tinkercad’s fundamentals, invite students to show you what they’ve learned with...

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