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December 16, 2015

Teacher Explains Importance of 3D Printing Education in Classroom

Explains Importance of 3D Printing Education in Classroom

Jesse Jackson lead Orange County’s Casa Del Sol team to win 2nd place in the Engineering Contest of the Solar Decathlon 2015 According to the Solar Decathlon’s website, citing the Airwolf 3D Tooling Room of the Future as the turning point on the judges’ decision. Casa Del Sol was the only home in the competition that chose to use additive manufacturing within their designs. Listen to his interview explaining the importance of students being exposed to the engineering aspects of 3D Printing.

The students of University of California, Irvine; Chapman University; Irvine Valley College; and Saddleback College teamed up to compete in their first U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition.  Over the past two years, the students have designed an innovative, net-zero-energy house that draws inspiration from the California state flower, or the golden poppy. Similar to the state flower, Casa Del Sol is main feature is the fact that it is drought-resistant and architecturally adapted to the warm climates of Southern California.

Jesse Jackson lead Orange County’s Casa Del Sol team to win 2nd place in the Engineering Contest of the Solar Decathlon 2015, citing the Airwolf 3D Tooling Room of the Future as the turning point on the judges’ decision. Casa Del Sol was the only home in the competition that chose to use additive manufacturing within their designs. Listen to his interview explaining the importance of students being exposed to the engineering aspects of 3D Printing.