Category Archives: 3D Printing for Education

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Press Release: Airwolf 3D Announces It’s Newest 3D Printer

Advanced Technology in a Small Package The EVOlution of desktop 3D printing continues with the EVO R, the latest edition to Airwolf’s EVO series of additive manufacturing machines. The EVO R embodies the ideal formula for engineers, educators, and designers: dependability, safety, efficiency, and affordability in a space-efficient package with an approximate 12” x 8.75” x 9” build […]

Custom 3D-Printed Cup Holder for the Dodge SRT Hellcat Challenger

3D-Printed Cup Holders for the Dodge SRT Hellcat Challenger

Airwolf 3D Summer Intern Prescott Campbell is a junior at Corona Del Mar High School in Newport Beach, CA. With his passion for cars and experience using Airwolf 3D printers on his school’s robotics team, Prescott joined the Wolfpack to help work on custom 3D-printed parts for the Dodge SRT Hellcat Challenger. His first project? […]

S.T.E.A.M Mobile Brings Classroom 3D Printer on the Road

Mobile Classroom 3D Printer

There’s a new force in education — and it’s ready to take the country by storm! Meet “S.T.E.A.M Mobile,” a learning experience on wheels that even sports its own classroom 3D printer. What is S.T.E.A.M Mobile? A project launched by the National College Resources Foundation (NCRF), S.T.E.A.M Mobile is on a mission to “reach and […]

ocMaker Challenge 2017 Winners

ocMaker Challenge 2017 Winners

Since its beginning in 2013, the ocMaker Challenge inspires our schools and community with deeply innovative student inventions that are designed to “solve a problem, need or want.” And this year’s ocMaker Challenge certainly did not disappoint. With over 200 entries, this year was the event’s largest ever and the impressive levels of sophistication and […]

‘MacGyver’ Dad 3D-Prints Historic Church for Daughter’s 4th Grade Project

3D Printed School Projects

Like many parents of school-age children in California, Troy Peterson’s daughter came home needing help with her 4th Grade project: Build a model of a California Mission. Troy’s daughter was assigned Mission San Gabriel Arcángel, an elaborate historic landmark in San Gabriel, California. Founded by Junipero Serra in 1771, the mission is known for its […]

Wildly popular fidget spinners inspire kids to learn

3D Printed Spinners for Students

As you probably already know, “fidget spinners” are all the rage right now. Similar to worry stones or squeezable desk toys, spinners are designed to help relieve stress and anxiety by providing a mindless way to keep your hands occupied. Always eager to make the latest and greatest, 3Ders have jumped on the spinner craze […]

Post-Processing Techniques: Make a 3D Print Look Like Stone

Ever wonder how to make a 3D print look like stone? Try out this easy post-processing technique inspired by an ambitious grade school project. While designed to be a fun project for children, adult supervision is required to ensure safety when using 3D printers, sanding tools, and spray paint and primer. How to make a […]

3D-printing helps students make sense of election madness!

3D Printed Electoral Map

We are excited to announce the newest addition to our 3D Printing Curriculm: Electoral Madness. Developed by educators Liz Ramos and John Stevens, this new lesson that incorporates 3D printing in the classroom could not be any more timely. As we quickly head towards one of the most controversial and widely discussed presidential elections in […]

Airwolf 3D printers make successful landing in Mexico’s first Aerospace Innovation Center

3D Printers in Mexico

Thanks to our partners at Ideaz3D, an authorized Airwolf 3D reseller and leading 3D-printing service provider located in Sonora, Mexico, Airwolf 3D is proud to announce the recent installation of two new AXIOM 3D printers in the Hermosillo Institute of Technology (ITH). The University was selected among 230 institutes in the country to be the […]

Winning science fairs and saving lives: Logan Dalton’s 3D-printed vascular shunt

Logan wins first place for his 3D-printed vascular shunt.

Congratulations to Logan Dalton on his award-winning 3D-printed vascular shunt! An eighth-grader at Gaspar De Portola Middle School in Tarzana, CA, Logan took home first place at the 2016 Los Angeles Science and Engineering Fair and second place at the 2016 California State Science Fair for his original invention, the “EZ Tie Emergency Temporary Vascular […]

5 surprising lessons KIDS taught us about 3D printing

Helping students with 3D printed drone kits.

Airwolf 3D Blogger-in-Chief Jazmin Casing shares 5 surprising lessons learned from visiting the first group of students to build and fly Talon X1 3D-printed drone kits. Earlier this month, we launched our first 3D-printing educational kit: The Talon X1 Drone. Designed specifically for use as part of a STEM education curriculum, Talon X1 is a […]

Introducing Talon X1: An all-in-one 3D-printed drone kit!

Airwolf releases 3D printing drone kit for education.

Airwolf 3D is proud to announce the release of the Talon X1 Drone — the first of several educational 3D-printing kits slated for release by Airwolf 3D. The desktop 3D printer manufacturer is developing these new kits to give educators an effective way to incorporate an extremely popular new technology with an integrated STEM curriculum. […]

Looking to buy 3D printers for your school?

3D Printers for Schools

Why should you buy 3D printers for your school? More employers are looking for students who have working knowledge of 3D printers and their processes. As such, if you buy a 3D printer for the classroom, your students will receive relevant skill sets that improve their chances at employment. It will also enable them to […]

Are your 3D-printed ABS parts not sticking to the bed?

Are your 3D-printed ABS parts not sticking to the bed

Are your parts made from ABS not sticking to the bed? In the world of 3D printing, ABS can be a very frustrating material to work with. Are you tired of trying to remove your parts and you end up either breaking your glass, the PET film or the parts themselves? Or maybe your parts […]

ocMaker Challenge 2016 Winners | STEM and 3D Printing

OC STEM Challenge finals overview image of the exhibition hall.

Jillian Johnson Sharp, the Orange County Department of Education, The CTE Partnership, together with colleagues, friends and supporters, such as Vital Link, did the honors of hosting the award ceremony of the OC STEM Challenge and announcing the ocMaker Challenge 2016 winners. The ocMaker Challenge is a school 3D printer competition, an integrated STEM project […]

2016 ocMaker Challenge

2016 ocMaker Challenge

Join Airwolf 3D at the 2016 ocMaker Challenge Join us on April 29th and 30th at the Discovery Cube in Santa Ana to present the 3rd Annual ocMaker Challenge Exhibit and Competition in the Julianne Argyros Showcase Theater and Exhibition Hall. The 2016 ocMaker Challenge tasks students with designing, building, or significantly re-purposing a product […]

Perkins Grant Reporting Deadline is Approaching – March 31st

ATTN:  California Schools Did you know that the deadline to file your third quarter (January 1–March 31) claim for Perkins funds is right around the corner and is due before or on April 30, 2016? That means that if you haven’t already expended your Perkins funds, and intended to do so before March 31st, then […]

Junior Art Exhibition for the Festival of Arts Pageant of the Masters With 3D Printed Art

  Jose Daniel Garcia (”Danny”) a senior at Rancho Alamitos High School in the Garden Grove Unified School District, won 1st Place in the Junior Art Exhibition for the Festival of Arts Pageant of the Masters located in Laguna Beach, California on Sunday, August 16, 2015. His submission was 3D printed art created on an […]

Airwolf 3D Tooling Room of the Future

  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. […]

San Clemente Community Rallies Together to Buy Airwolf 3D Printer for Classroom

3D Printer for Classroom in San Clemente is Now a Reality Children love to attempt new and daring things, but because many are afraid of failure, it can greatly hinder their desire to try new things. 3D printing takes away that fear since it helps to fill them with the confidence to try different things […]

Airwolf 3D’s AXIOM Enters the Discovery Cube OC

Create a powerful STEM learning experience by hosting a Student 3D Printer Maker Challenge! We provide training for teachers, quantity pricing, and sponsorship of cash prizes. Click here to learn more about hosting your own 3D Printer Competition for Students. Earlier this month, Airwolf 3D’s co-founders Erick and Eva Wolf donated one of their brand […]

Back to School with Airwolf 3D

3d printer classroom

Back to School Blues? With summer coming to an end and the little ones going back to school, what better way to get them excited for the new school year than with these free, fun back to school Airwolf 3D stl. downloads- Bubble Wand, Ruler, Bookmark. What’s more appealing than buying new back to school supplies? Making […]

Recognizing Airwolf 3D Printers in STEM Education

3d printers in STEM vital-link-oc

Vital Link Honors Erick Wolf with Innovative Design Award. Airwolf 3D founder, Erick Wolf received the Innovative Design Award from Vital Link OC for his participation in various youth programs that introduced students to 3D printers in STEM education. Erick and his “Wolfpack” are strong supporters of Vital Link, a non-profit organization that specializes in linking students with career […]

Sycamore School teaches STEM, robotics, and 3D Printing in School.

Sycamore Junior High STEM

    RoseZetta B. Cummings, a teacher for Sycamore Junior High School, takes a multifaceted approach to teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills by incorporating modern robotics and 3D printing in school.  This revised take on education seems to signal a reversal in academic doctrine that once seemed hell-bent on making education little more than a process of painfully […]