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DESIGNING A SPACECRAFT
By: Kim Martin
Grade/s: 4, 5, 6, 7
Subject/s: Science, Technologies
Format: Printable single lesson

To celebrate International Day of Human Space Flight on April 12th, design a spacecraft that could be used as a model for future space exploration. 
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. 

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How Makers Empire Was A 3D Printing Game Changer For the Verona Area School District

Makers Empire News / 24 Apr 18

How Makers Empire Was A 3D Printing Game Changer For the Verona Area School District

Karie Huttner, the K-5 educational technology coach for the Verona Area School District has been teaching with 3D printing for 4-5 years. But her recent experience with Makers Empire has been an amazing game changer and transformative learning experience for both her students and teaching colleagues and we are thrilled to share it with you here....

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How 3D Printing United My Class (and Helped Us Raise Funds for a Local Hospital!)

Makers Empire News / 10 Apr 18

How 3D Printing United My Class (and Helped Us Raise Funds for a Local Hospital!)

This guest post was written by Canadian grade 4/5 teacher, Jeff Hennigar. We are excited to share Jeff’s story and hope that it inspires you as much as it inspires us. You can follow Jeff on Twitter here. Our 3D Printing Project by Jeff Hennigar We held a Make Sale at BLT Senior Elementary School’s...

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What Teachers Need to Know about Safety and Air Filters Re: 3D Printers in Schools

Makers Empire News / 20 Apr 18

What Teachers Need to Know about Safety and Air Filters Re: 3D Printers in Schools

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