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This is an attempt at bringing together informed information on technology that students and educators can use to make their CTE classrooms more relevant to a changing world.
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Ford Takes 3D Prototyping in a new Direction with Computer-Controlled Sheetmetal Former

Ford Takes 3D Prototyping in a new Direction with Computer-Controlled Sheetmetal Former | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
We're all familiar with rapid-prototyping as it pertains to 3D printers and CNC machines, but car makers have had tougher challenges over the years because they need pieces stamped or pounded out o...
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A simply amazing metal forming process that allows Ford to take an idea and create a sheet steel prototype literally overnight! A 3 Demensional press, like a new dolly and hammer for the future! 

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Is This 3-D Printed Cast the Future of Healing Broken Bones? | Wired Design | Wired.com

Is This 3-D Printed Cast the Future of Healing Broken Bones? | Wired Design | Wired.com | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
The Cortex Cast is a 3D-printed brace that is lightweight, washable, ventilated and recyclable.
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KIBO ROBOT PROJECT

KIBO ROBOT PROJECT | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
Summer 2013. The robot astronaut's trip to space begins. Kibo (meaning hope in Japanese) for technical strengths of Japan. Kibo for our children tomorrow. Robots and humans exist together Kibo for the future.
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Robotics Academy

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A curriculum and information source for teaching VEX and Lego robots

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3D Printing 2013-2025: Technologies, Markets, Players: IDTechEx

3D Printing 2013-2025: Technologies, Markets, Players: IDTechEx | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
RFID, Printed and Organic Electronics Reports from IDTechEx: 3D Printing 2013-2025: Technologies, Markets, Players
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Analysts predict 3D printing to reach astounding hieghts by 2025

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3D Printing Contributing to Underwater Conservation - 3D Printing Industry

3D Printing Contributing to Underwater Conservation - 3D Printing Industry | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
Construction-scale 3D printers have been used experimentally to create artificial reefs, which are essential for conservation work in many parts of the world
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A 3D Printed World: Terry Wohlers at TEDxTraverseCity 2013

Terry Wohlers is principal consultant and president of Wohlers Associates, Inc., an independent consulting firm he founded 27 years ago. Through this company...
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Press Releases Detail

Press Releases Detail | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
Access Dassault Systèmes press releases & media center
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Dassault Syste'mes, maker of Solidworks software, aquires  SIMPOE, a leader in plastic injection simulation for manufacturing.

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NASA - NASA Exploration Design Challenge -- Grades 9-12

NASA - NASA Exploration Design Challenge -- Grades 9-12 | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
Exploration Design Challenge -- Grades 9-12
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Here is a chance to have a design from your school tested aboard the International Space Station!  NASA puts out a challenge

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Learn Composites - Home

Learn Composites - Home | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
Welcome Composite Education Instructors! We provide the essential composite materials, accessories, tools, equipment and supplies to give your s...
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A supplier of an educational introduction package to composites

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Exciting Developments in Uses of 3D Printing in Education

Exciting Developments in Uses of 3D Printing in Education | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
This fascinating emerging technology is finding its way into colleges, universities, and high schools and bringing powerful possibilities to teaching various
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-This article gives great resources and reasons for bringing 3D printing into classrooms-

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3D Printing Service and Rapid Prototyping | 3D Printer Directory

3D Printing Service and Rapid Prototyping | 3D Printer Directory | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
A part of the 3D Printer Directory, this page lists 3D Printing Service that is often used in creating models for 3D printing.
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If a high end 3D printer is beyond your schools budget, you can still design complicated objects and let one of these services print them for you and your students.

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3D Printing in China, a reality check

3D Printing in China, a reality check | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
Don't assume that China does not understand 3D printing simply because China’s market for 3D printing has not developed in the same way as the West.
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Are pushing to educate our students in "tomorrow's" technologies, when tomorrow is already here? 

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Rapid Prototyping | ComposiMold

By using a 3-D printer for rapid prototyping to make your original prototype, it is then possible to mold and cast duplicates of your design quickly and cost effective.
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this is a reuseable material that can be used in many casting applications. Great video of how to use a 3D designed and printed object as model for casting

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Farmers to harvest millions with QUT's Farm Robots

Farmers to harvest millions with QUT's Farm Robots | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
QUT will fast-track research that will see robots planting, weeding, maintaining and harvesting crops thanks to a $3 million State Government injection of funds announced in today's budget.
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Kirobo: Toyota's Robot Astronaut Heading for International Space Station

On August 4, 2013, Toyota's jointly developed robot astronaut, Kirobo, will blast off from Tanegashima Space Centre, heading for the International Space Stat...
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ExtrusionBot: the fastest filament extruder

ExtrusionBot: the fastest filament extruder | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
Extruding your own filament can save you a lot of money, but the ExtrusionBot will save you time too.
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A way to beat the high costs of 3D printing filaments

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3D Printing and the paradigm shift in design

3D Printing and the paradigm shift in design | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
By Chuck Alexander, additive manufacturing product and design, Solid Concepts
3D Printing has been getting a lot of press lately and naturally we all want to know if this is something that warrants o
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SupplyBetter | Comparison shopping for 3D printing

SupplyBetter | Comparison shopping for 3D printing | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
SupplyBetter helps you find suppliers that are right for you. We're intially focused on 3D printing.
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Jonas Neubert, a Cornell Univeristy student, offers a service that will give you a comparison on 3D printing pricing from leading 6 vendors, using 135 materials. Simply load your 3D STL files and hit "Enter".

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Stratasys buys Makerbot 3-D printing company for $400 million

Stratasys buys Makerbot 3-D printing company for $400 million | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
In a merger of two 3-D printing leaders, Stratasys is buying Makerbot for an edge in the consumer market.
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Will the Stratasy buyout of Makerbot result in higher prices for the popular home printer?

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News | REC Foundation

News | REC Foundation | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
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Robotics Education & Competition Foundation Receives Texas Workforce Commission Grant to Support 500 VEX Robotics Competition High School Teams
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VLRevolution » OpenSkan: Open Source Full Body 3D Scanner

VLRevolution » OpenSkan: Open Source Full Body 3D Scanner | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
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A blog by an inovative University student who has documented his build of a 3D full body scanner, using a X-box kinect sensor

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BOOKS: The 2013 Free Resources eBook & Other Recommended Ed Tech Books | Emerging Education Technology

BOOKS: The 2013 Free Resources eBook & Other Recommended Ed Tech Books | Emerging Education Technology | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
Digital publications from EmergingEdTech author Kelly Walsh and recommended books on Amazon.com The 2013 Free Education Technology Resources
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A great resource for books on Tech in the classroom

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Cypress Woods High School | Stratasys

Cypress Woods High School | Stratasys | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
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NASA program asks students to design for space

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Optomec - Printed Electronics Applications for 3D Printing

Optomec - Printed Electronics Applications for 3D Printing | 3D Printing  Robotics  Design  Composites and Manufacturing in CTE education | Scoop.it
Aerosol Jet deposition systems are used to print 3D interconnects for multi-functional chips stacked in SiPs. The fine line fine pitch printed interconnects provide advantages compared to traditional wire bonding & TSV methods.
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