30 Days of 3D Printing for EducationRss
For the next 30 days, we’ll be releasing a new blog post each day, highlighting tips and tricks for 3D printing, as well as providing a basic toolbox for educators looking to integrate 3D printing into their curriculum. We’ve got a lot of great posts planned for makers of every level.Whether you’ve never seen a 3D printer or you’ve worked with them for years, we hope to provide a toolbox of information for you.
The world of 3D printing is amazingand nearly limitless. With many different types of printers and hundreds ofmodels available, there’s a lot to take in. And that can make it overwhelming.But I’m here to tell you it doesn’t have to be. And trust me,integrating the right 3D printer into your classroom is worth it. So, come withme as I take you into the world of 3D printers.
Even if you can’t afford a 3D printer right now, that doesn’t mean you can’t access the great assortment of 3D printable kits designed for education. There are a lot of 3D printing resources available to you in your local communities.
So you’ve decided you’d like to tackle 3D modeling for 3D printing? That’s wonderful! Whether you’re planning on building your own designs or letting your students engineer their own creations, we’ve got a few suggestions for how to go about doing so and where to start.
This post explores different types of modeling. See part 2 for comparisons of FREE modeling software!
A comparison of different 3D modeling programs available for free that can be used to help create or prepare models for 3D printing.