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Latest Lesson Plans

LET'S GET DECORATED!
By: Mandi Dimitriadis DipT
Grade/s: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, K
Subject/s: Art & Music, Technologies
Format: Printable single lesson

Students investigate significant cultural events and special days that families commonly acknowledge and celebrate.
THE WINDY CITY
By: Jeanette McConnell
Grade/s: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Subject/s: Geography, Science, Technologies
Format: Printable single lesson

Students will explore the need for renewable energy and identify wind as a source of renewable energy. As a class students, will 3D design and print a community that uses electricity generated from a 3D printed wind turbine to power the community's lights. 
SKELETON CHALLENGE
By: Mandi Dimitriadis DipT
Grade/s: 8
Subject/s: Science, Technologies
Format: Printable single lesson

Students learn about the skeletal system in the human body. They investigate the functions of the skeletal system and the different bones that make up the system. Students work together in groups to design and 3D print a model of a human skeleton to demonstrate their understanding of the human skeletal system.
THE CHAIR STACK CHALLENGE
By: Mandi Dimitriadis DipT
Grade/s: 4, 5, 6
Subject/s: Technologies
Format: Printable single lesson

Are your students ready to tackle the chair stack challenge? This lesson will see each student designing and 3D printing a well designed chair that will hold its own when stacked and balanced on top of other chairs. How high can your chair stack climb?
BAG TAGS 
By: Anne Davies, Teacher 🇦🇺
Grade/s: 1, 2, 3, K
Subject/s: Mathematics, Science, Technologies
Format: Printable unit plan

Students will design and 3D print a personal bag tag to assist them in identifying their identical school bags. 
3 LITTLE PIGS
By: Mandi Dimitriadis Dip T
Grade/s: 1, K
Subject/s: English, Science, Technologies
Format: Printable unit plan

Students engage with the familiar fairy tale, The Three Little Pigs. They design a house that will be strong enough to withstand the huffs and puffs of the Big Bad Wolf. Once the houses are 3D printed, they are put to the test.

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Why Groveland Elementary Switched From Tinkercad to Makers Empire 3D software

Makers Empire News / 16 Nov 17

Why Groveland Elementary Switched From Tinkercad to Makers Empire 3D software

We recently had the opportunity to chat with Colleen Small, the media specialist at Groveland Elementary in Minnesota, USA. She started using Makers Empire only a few months ago but is very happy she made the switch from Tinkercad. Compared to Tinkercad, both she and her students have found Makers Empire to be easier to...

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7 ways schools are teaching Design Thinking using 3D Printing

Makers Empire News / 02 Nov 17

7 ways schools are teaching Design Thinking using 3D Printing

Design thinking is a growing strategy for teaching at all levels. But what exactly is design thinking? Why is it important? Design thinking is a process for solving problems that involves asking questions, empathizing, experimenting and hands on testing. There are defined steps in the design thinking process: Empathize –> Define –> Ideate –> Prototype...

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NSW Education Standards Authority endorses Makers Empire’s Learning by Design course

Makers Empire News / 16 Jan 18

NSW Education Standards Authority endorses Makers Empire’s Learning by Design course

Makers Empire is delighted to announce that our innovative Learning by Design Course is now endorsed by the New South Wales (NSW) Education Standards Authority. This means that teachers based in NSW, Australia, who undertake this course will be able to use it to meet his or her mandated teacher accreditation requirements. In NSW, all teachers...

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