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KEEPING OUR COMMUNITY CLEAN
By: Aaron Vigor and Danielle Cadzow
Grade/s: 4, 5, 6, 7
Subject/s: Art & Music, Economics, English, Geography, History, Mathematics, Science, Technologies
Format: Printable unit plan

This is a project that has students research about the pollution problems in their local community and design an object that can help fix this problem. This project incoperates all areas of the curriculum, however it would not let me attach any more standards below. On the attached forms is a full list of areas covered.
GREAT EXPLORATION
By: Steven Webster
Grade/s: 4, 5
Subject/s: Art & Music, English, History, Technologies
Format: Printable single lesson

Students will recreate a ship used by an eighteenth century explorer. As this is an assessment piece, students will already have prior knowledge about the topic leading into it.
THE ROMAN EMPIRE
By: Greg King
Grade/s: 7
Subject/s: History, Technologies
Format: Printable unit plan

The activity is designed to look at how the Roman Empire developed from a regional alliance between local villages to a sprawling empire that covered most of Europe. Students discover how a combination of trade and conquest were used to spread Roman influence across neighboring lands and to give a new meaning to the saying, "All roads lead to Rome", as trade links began returning goods to the city of Rome.
CONVICT LOVE TOKENS
By: Greg King
Grade/s: 5
Subject/s: History
Format: Printable single lesson

This activity would be conducted over a series of lessons as a part of the broader history curriculum.  It is designed to have students research a little known part of convict life; to have them develop an initial pencil and paper design; to seek peer feedback about this design; to modify their design based on feedback; to present a full pencil and paper design process showing each stage; to take this design from a 2 dimensional idea and create a 3 dimensional object that is then judged against the task criteria.
CAUGHT IN A JAM!
By: Bianca Laister and Jodi Foster - Birdwood Primary School
Grade/s: 5, 6
Subject/s: English, Technologies
Format: Printable unit plan

Students will design a device that will assist them to pour jam efficiently and effectively into jars to sell, with minimal wastage.
SCIENCE ANIMAL CREATIONS
By: Simone Segat & Skye Irwin
Grade/s: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Subject/s: Science, Technologies
Format: Printable unit plan

Students are analyzing why animals are the way that they are. They are also looking at what type of animal features would a Mars animal have.

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Teacher and student with computer and 3D printed object

Makers Empire News / 14 Jun 18

How 3D Printed ‘Not So Flat’ Stanleys Support Literacy at Woodsdale Elementary School

Think 3D printing and 3D design is just for teaching students technology skills? Think again. With guidance from Sandra Wiseman (above), a library media/technology integration specialist, 2nd-grade students at Woodsdale Elementary School found an authentic way to develop literacy and practice their communication skills with 3D printed ‘not so flat’ Flat Stanleys from the beloved American book...

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How A 30-Year Veteran Teacher Went From 3D Printing Novice To 3D Printing Guru

Makers Empire News / 07 Jun 18

How A 30-Year Veteran Teacher Went From 3D Printing Novice To 3D Printing Guru

Robin McGinnis is currently teaching 4th Grade Math and Science for the Mt. Healthy City School System. Last year, she was selected to be a part of the GE Additive Education Program 2017-18.  Even though she had no previous experience with 3D printing, she took this opportunity and ran with it. Read her inspiring story below....

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How Mundalla PS Students used Design Thinking to Create Ideas for a New Town Entrance Sign

Makers Empire News / 04 Jun 18

How Mundalla PS Students used Design Thinking to Create Ideas for a New Town Entrance Sign

When educators at Mundalla Primary School (PS) in regional South Australia were trying to settle on a Design Thinking project using Makers Empire for their students last year, they didn’t have to look very far. A local community group, Mundalla on the Move, was contemplating new signage for the town as the entrance to the town...

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