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Latest Lesson Plans

MARKET DAY
By: Mandi
Grade/s: 4, 5, 6
Subject/s: Technologies
Format: Printable unit plan

This project guides students through the design of a product to sell as part of a school fundraising activity or community market.
MARMADUKE'S EPIC FLIGHT
By: Carly Osborn
Grade/s: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, K
Subject/s: Art & Music, English, Geography, History, Technologies
Format: Printable single lesson

100 years ago, the first-ever aeroplane flew from England to Australia. Marmaduke the mascot hitched a ride and now he wants to do it again. Students will learn about the historical flight and create their own Marmaduke mascot. 
GAME ON!
By: Mandi Dimitriadis
Grade/s: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, K
Subject/s: Art & Music, Technologies
Format: Printable single lesson

Every year on November 19th, people around the world celebrate one of the most famous board games on International Play Monopoly Day.
AUSTRALIA'S "BIG THINGS"
By: Myf Spencer-Smith
Grade/s: 2, 3
Subject/s: Art & Music, English, Geography, History, Mathematics, Technologies
Format: Printable unit plan

As we explore Australia, we see many 'Big Things' that are landmarks for tourists. In this unit, students use an understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and culture to design a 'Big Thing' for a location based on a dreamtime story.
SOLUTIONS FOR ELDERLY PEOPLE
By: Tina Nesbitt & Kelly Blandford
Grade/s: 6, 7
Subject/s: English, Science, Technologies
Format: Printable unit plan

Students will design a 3D printed unique and personalised solution to a problem for an elderly person. 
DOLLS HOUSE CHALLENGE
By: Diana Harris
Grade/s: 1, 2, K
Subject/s: English, Mathematics, Science, Technologies
Format: Printable unit plan

This unit was designed for students who've newly arrived in Australia and who need to develop their English vocabulary of homes and furniture. 

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How a STEM teacher at a Rural School Teaches with 3D Printing and Makers Empire

Makers Empire News / 17 Jan 20

How a STEM teacher at a Rural School Teaches with 3D Printing and Makers Empire

Michael Freeborn is a K-4 STEM teacher at Turbotville Elementary, a rural school with 1,500 students, which is part of the Warrior Run School District in Turbotville, Pennsylvania. Previously, Michael was a first-grade teacher for fourteen years. Three years ago, he was asked to start a STEM program at his school with the vision to...

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8 West Melbourne Schools Showcase STEM Learning with Toyota Community Trust

Makers Empire News / 04 Dec 19

8 West Melbourne Schools Showcase STEM Learning with Toyota Community Trust

Eight schools in Melbourne’s West recently came together for a Showcase Day to celebrate the STEM learning they achieved with a $60,000 grant from the Toyota Community Trust and 3D technology and professional learning delivered by Makers Empire. The schools involved in the West Melbourne 3D Printing in Schools Project were Jackson School, St Alban’s...

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Winners of the 2020 Vision Design Thinking Competition

Makers Empire News / 07 Feb 20

Winners of the 2020 Vision Design Thinking Competition

Every month, Makers Empire runs an in-app competition so that students can test their Design Thinking and 3D design skills against their peers from all over the world. We are glad to announce the winners of Makers Empire’s Design Thinking competition from December and January: 2020 Vision. This was the 2020 Vision design brief for students:...

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