Getting Started with 3D Printing in the Classroom

3D printing is a powerful tool for educators looking for innovative technologies to incorporate into their curricula. In this guide, discover how to use a 3D printer and 3D printing software, as well as several lesson plans for students of all ages.


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What You Will Learn

It is beneficial for students to incorporate 3D printing early in their academic careers. Those who do so will develop critical and creative thinking skills and learn to collaboratively solve problems. By reading this guide, you will learn how to:

  • Download files for use with 3D printing projects
  • Design your own 3D printing files
  • Prepare your prints in a slicing software, such as Ultimaker Cura
  • Put your 3D printing knowledge to use with fun classroom-friendly projects

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