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Latest Lesson Plans

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.
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. 
BIRDS AND BEAKS AND WHAT THEY EAT.
By: Tina McPherson/Angie Harvie
Grade/s: 5, 6
Subject/s: English, Mathematics, Science, Technologies
Format: Printable unit plan

Look at local birds and their beak adaptations. Use the internet and books for research. Students take photos and observation notes about bird beak shapes and diets and determine whether there are similarities between beak type of birds and diet amongst different types of birds in their local area. Students design a replica of different beak types in 3D using Makers Empire.
GARDEN CHARACTERS
By: April Bird
Grade/s: 2
Subject/s: Technologies
Format: Printable unit plan

Character design to engage students in writing literacy texts. Learning about the design process prior to making.  The students will be engaged in the creative process and they learn best when the learning is hands on.
TOTEM TOPPERS
By: Alischa Handley
Grade/s: 3
Subject/s: History, Mathematics, Technologies
Format: Printable unit plan

Students will design a pencil topper that makes their pencil easily identifiable and unique.  Their design will represent themselves using their knowledge of symbols, totems or emblems.

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How Roseworthy PS Students Help Wheelchair Sports Athletes with 3D Printing

Makers Empire News / 21 Feb 19

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How American and Australian school students learned together with 3D printing

Makers Empire News / 21 Feb 19

How American and Australian school students learned together with 3D printing

Makers Empire is used by 500,000+ students in schools in over twenty countries, including Australia, the USA, China, England, Ireland, Canada, Germany, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong SAR, and Vietnam. As a way of deepening student engagement and developing relationships between schools, Makers Empire’s Global Design Program pairs together Makers Empire schools in...

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How 3 Teachers are Finding New Ways to Use 3D Printing & Design in the K-8 Classroom

Makers Empire News / 15 Feb 19

How 3 Teachers are Finding New Ways to Use 3D Printing & Design in the K-8 Classroom

For teachers who are new to 3D printing, Makers Empire’s school products include everything you need to successfully integrate 3D technology into the classroom. With our 150+ lesson plans, professional development, class management tools, training and ongoing support, you’ll be able to start using 3D printing and 3D design as authentic teaching tools efficiently and...

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