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STEMulate Learning integrates 3D printing into classroom

STEMulate Learning integrates 3D printing into classroom | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Kalani Hausman, an author, educator, InfoTech/InfoSec professional and researcher in high-performance computing launched an education-focused program: STEMulate learning through personalized 3D printed robotics.

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The third industrial revolution

The third industrial revolution | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
THE first industrial revolution began in Britain in the late 18th century, with the mechanisation of the textile industry.
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Genetic Robots made with 3D printing without a human designer | i.materialise 3D Printing Service Blog - watch us make the future (feel free to join in)

Genetic Robots made with 3D printing without a human designer | i.materialise 3D Printing Service Blog - watch us make the future (feel free to join in) | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
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Experiencing the Parallax Expo

Experiencing the Parallax Expo | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Our friend Daniel Gentleman went to the Parallax Robotics and Microcontrollers Expo in April, and he wrote the following trip report for us.
National Robotics Week continues to gain popularity and expose new people to the wide range of robotics.
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STEMulate Learning integrates 3D printing into classroom

STEMulate Learning integrates 3D printing into classroom | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Kalani Hausman, an author, educator, InfoTech/InfoSec professional and researcher in high-performance computing launched an education-focused program: STEMulate learning through personalized 3D printed robotics.
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Introducing the Solid Learning educational concept

Introducing the Solid Learning educational concept | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it

Solid learning is a concept for integrating 3D printing into
education to create a teacher-customizable hands-on learning environment for
personalized individual student learning, using objects and equipment printed
at need. The pilot for this program is currently participating in the #SciFund
Challenge:
http://www.rockethub.com/projects/7377-stemulate-learning-using-personalized-robot

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Use Your Imagination As 3D Printer Becomes More Advanced ...

Use Your Imagination As 3D Printer Becomes More Advanced ... | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it

The Imagine 3D Printer offers a different way to print in three dimensions because of the syringes it employs. Essential Dynamics, the makers of the additive design technology, believes that their system is unique to the market and is more versatile than other competitors.

 

The $3,000 machine can print food like chocolate, traditional silicone and even concrete.

 


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Autodesk’s upcoming iPad apps bring 3D modeling & printing to the masses

Autodesk’s upcoming iPad apps bring 3D modeling & printing to the masses | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it

Autodesk, is looking to democratize the entire 3D modeling process.

 

Traditionally, creating a 3D model has been a very technical skill with a massive learning curve. Now, there’s a growing number of 3D modeling/scanning apps available, and the upcoming release of two new iPad apps by Autodesk, 123D Make and 123D Catch, will help democratize the entire process like never before. The free apps will be released in April alongside the previously released 123D Sculpt and the desktop and online companion apps.


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Cubify 3D printer now on pre-order, will ship May 25th for $1,299

Cubify 3D printer now on pre-order, will ship May 25th for $1,299 | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Cubify, the 3D printing company that we've been covering since CES, is almost ready to send out the first batch of its consumer-friendly 3D printers. The Cube, which will begin shipping on May 25th,...
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Makerbot & Miniatures: Thinking About Scale

Makerbot & Miniatures: Thinking About Scale | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, I appeared on MakerBot TV to chat with Annelise about how I use my MakerBot in my work. As a part of my job as a scenic designer, I create scale models of theatre sets. Are you curious about how you might ...
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Burlington's first Mini Maker Faire a success

Burlington's first Mini Maker Faire a success | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Burlington's first Mini Maker Faire a success | holly, craft, success, maker, fair, tell, mall, faire, burlington, transformed (Maker Faire: A really nice article set to appear in Monday's print edition of our local newspaper "The Times...)...
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Student organization hosts maker faire

Student organization hosts maker faire | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Student organization hosts maker faireThe Daily Toreador (registration)Keelan Knight, a 10-year-old from Abernathy, programs directions into a small motorized robot at the South Plains Robotics booth during the Lubbock Mini-Maker Faire on Saturday...
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#NASA wants to probe #Mars with #3D-printed 'paper' spacecrafts

#NASA wants to probe #Mars with #3D-printed 'paper' spacecrafts | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
NASA wants to probe Mars with 3D printed 'paper' spacecraftsDVICEIn the distant future, everybody will have a 3D printer and will print out their products directly from places like the Pirate Bays' Physibles collection.
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The DIY 'Maker Movement' Meets the VCs

The DIY 'Maker Movement' Meets the VCs | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
An open-source ethos may spell a culture clash with investors...

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Building giant temperature displays from Gottlieb display wheels

Building giant temperature displays from Gottlieb display wheels | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
On Saturday, we found a cool article where pinball machine display wheels were being used as a display. In that article, one of the listed inspirations was this giant Gottlieb wheel being used to display the water temperature of a pool.
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Maker Faire Robotics

Maker Faire Robotics | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Our monthly robotics meeting at Science City’s Town Hall meeting room is from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday May 5, 2012. We need to discuss plans for the Maker Faire. This is also a time to bring your robot projects to show & tell.
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3D printing and 3D printers news, trends and resources.

3D printing and 3D printers news, trends and resources. | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
3ders.org provide in-depth information about 3D Printing, rapid prototyping, rapid manufacturing, 3D Printers, 3D software, 3D services, 3D designers, 3ders, 3D printer price, 3D printer price compare, 3d printer price comparison (http://t.co/BVInezK2...
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Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your Irons!

Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your Irons! | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Last weekend, five members of Team Modular Robotics competed in SparkFun Electronics' soldering competition in Longmont, Colorado, USA. The event was held on the patio of Oskar Blues brewpub and the weather for the ...
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Amazing Autodesk Apps Will Let You Capture, Assemble Your Own Art

Amazing Autodesk Apps Will Let You Capture, Assemble Your Own Art | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Autodesk said Thursday that it would ship two free downloadable pieces of software next week that will allow users to easily create 3D objects from photos, and then actually make them, using templates printed on cardboard.

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State Of The Art: 9 Intriguing Examples Of 3-D Printed Design

State Of The Art: 9 Intriguing Examples Of 3-D Printed Design | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Early adopters turned to 3-D printing as a speedy way to prototype products, but, more recently, the technology has been leveraged to create finished pieces, including everything from decorative vases to jewelry and eyewear.

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MakerBot Industries is supporting my STEMulate Learning program's research!

MakerBot Industries is supporting my STEMulate Learning program's research! | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
CEO of MakerBot Industries, Bre Pettis, is providing a Replicator 3D printer to my STEMulate Learning robotics research!
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#MakerBotting For #Aquariums

#MakerBotting For #Aquariums | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
There are two excellent posts from Shane Graber, or sgraber on Thingiverse, about using a MakerBot for your aquarium. The first of these is a general introduction to aquarium owners themselves as to why 3D printing can be ...
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A novel binary clock from Hackaday’s own

A novel binary clock from Hackaday’s own | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Hackaday’s very own [Mike Szczys] just shared an awesome binary clock he’s been working on. Unlike a normal binary clock that is only readable by self-admitted geeks and nerds, [Mike]‘s clock is nearly comprehensible by the general population.
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The Home 3D Printer Is More Real Than Ever - And Costs As Much As An iPad

The Home 3D Printer Is More Real Than Ever - And Costs As Much As An iPad | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
The printer of the future is no longer just for professionals and electronics buffs. They're here, they're affordable, and they're multiplying. (RT @wheressteve: #3Dprinting coming to your home!
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Cubify - Express Yourself in 3D

Cubify - Express Yourself in 3D | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
RT @HackerNewsYC: Cube: 3D home printer starts shipping in days http://t.co/UnAaO30h...
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