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Green screen and 3D printing highlight N.J. school's tech fair

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Green screen and 3D printing highlight N.J. school's tech fair

Taken from NJ.com By Emily Cummins RARITAN TWP.— Celebrating Teen Tech Week with their second Teen Tech Fair Thursday, Hunterdon Central Regional High School students got to play a Theremin, fly drones, make 3D printed bracelets and explored virtual reality with an Oculus. The high school's library, called the Instructional Media Center, was filled with stations for digital and technology based learning from students, teachers and local businesses.  "We have radio, TV, holograms, coding, Barnes and Noble, robotics and the Hunterdon Medical Center, and the goal is to really spark interest by showing the media center is more than a place...

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3D printing workshops held at Paola school

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3D printing workshops held at Paola school

Taken from Times of Malta Senior 2 students at Mater Boni Consilii St Joseph School, Paola, are being introduced to the basics of 3D designing, using 3D builder software provided to the school by Microsoft. During a series of workshops they are designing keychains using the software and then seeing them being printed. The students also had the opportunity to use the latest 3D printing apps on educational tablet computers provided to the school by Microsoft. Entire article here.

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RAISE3D SETS THE BAR HIGH WITH THE N SERIES 3D PRINTERS AT MAKER FAIRE

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Taken from 3D Print. by Michael A. Parker In just a few short years Maker Faire NY has transformed from a stepchild to Maker Faire San Francisco to flagship status, perhaps even becoming a larger festival than the original. And 3D printing played a large role in that transformation. Those first couple years saw an abundance of laser cut wood hobbyist machines, back when MakerBot was open source and the Cupcake was seen as a cutting-edge desktop machine. How times have changed. What was once a field dominated by domestic products now is seeing manufacturers from Italy, the Netherlands, China...

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Chris Elsworthy Interview: 3D Printing in STEM

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Taken From TCT Magazine by Laura Griffiths . Exciting things have been going on at CEL HQ this month as Liam Fox, MP of North Somerset and Andrew Barker from the James Dyson Foundation paid a visit to talk about how 3D printing is boosting engagement in STEM (Science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects in UK schools. We spoke to Chris Elsworthy, founder and inventor of the Robox to find out more. Hi Chris, tell us about what’s been going at CEL to help engage children in STEM subjects? We’ve done a number of things to try to get engineers and young...

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Greenville school's CAD/3D printing program work on display at ECU

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Taken from WITN The CAD/3D printing work of several students at St. Peter Catholic School in Greenville is on display this month at East Carolina University. Some of the students visited WITN News at Sunrise on Tuesday. Art Teacher John Bell says students have been working in class and in after-school sessions to create items using CAD, or computer-aided design software, then printing them with the school's 3D printer. The work done in art class is a compliment to other parts of the students' curriculum. For instance, the printing of hands in 3D serves as an engineering component to the...

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