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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.
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.
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. 
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. 
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.
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.

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Delivering 3D Tech to Denver Public School District | Custom Professional Development

Makers Empire News / 09 Jul 19

Delivering 3D Tech to Denver Public School District | Custom Professional Development

The Makers Empire team recently spent some time in Denver, USA, to deliver customised professional development and Makers Empire to schools in the Denver Public Schools district. 54 teachers representing 38 schools from the Denver Public Schools district attended the Makers Empire training days held at Mind Spark Learning, a purpose-built facility for teacher training and...

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Sydney Schools Celebrate STEM Learning | 3D Printing | Maker Pedagogy Network Project

Makers Empire News / 09 Jul 19

Sydney Schools Celebrate STEM Learning | 3D Printing | Maker Pedagogy Network Project

Recently, 55 teachers and 150 students from 14 schools in NSW, Australia, came together to showcase the learning they achieved as part of Makers Empire’s Maker Pedagogy Network Project (MPNP). Following a successful pilot in 2018 with Carlingford West Public School, Parramatta East Public School and Oatlands Public School, the MPNP was designed to develop...

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How A Teacher is Using 3D Printing to Transform STEAM Learning In Her School District

Makers Empire News / 13 Jun 19

How A Teacher is Using 3D Printing to Transform STEAM Learning In Her School District

Robin McGinnis is North/South/Jr. High Lead Teacher-STEAM for the Mount Healthy City School District and a Makers Empire Ambassador. Robin first came across Makers Empire when she was part of the GE Additive Program 2017-18, a worldwide program delivering 3D technology to schools. Previously, we’ve interviewed Robin about her journey from 3D printing novice to...

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