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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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Makers Empire News / 02 Feb 18

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You’ve heard of intellectual intelligence (IQ) and emotional intelligence (EQ) a measures of a person’s reasoning and emotional ability, respectively. But are you familiar with spatial intelligence and its importance in education and learning? Spatial intelligence or spatial ability is the skill required to mentally manipulate 2D and 3D objects. So why should classroom teachers...

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Best 3D Printers for Primary and Elementary Schools – 2018

Makers Empire News / 16 Feb 18

Best 3D Printers for Primary and Elementary Schools – 2018

Choosing a 3D printer for your school can be a difficult decision. While many will be great for high school students or a hobbyist, some are less suited for regular use in a K-8 classroom or library environment. At Makers Empire, we’ve helped thousands of K-8 teachers in Australia, America, Europe and Asia integrate 3D...

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Makers Empire News / 16 Feb 18

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