Category Archives: 3D Printing for Education

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Airwolf 3D to attend annual CUE Conference 2015

Annual CUE Conference 2015 Airwolf 3D will attend the 2015 CUE Conference at the Palm Springs Convention Center from March 19th through March 21st. CUE is the largest education technology conference in California and will attract thousands of teachers, administrators, students, parents, and educational professionals interested in supporting student achievement through technological innovation.

12. Students Will Create a Bridge That Supports The Most Amount of Net Weight

The Bridge Challenge   Standards 3-PS2 Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions 3-PS2-1 Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions Depending on the grade level and depth of understanding required, certain CCSS Math standards about equations are applicable. Standards for Mathematical Practice CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP1: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP2: Reason abstractly and […]

13. Students Will Design a Single Die That Meets The Symmetry and Dimension Requirements

Roll The Dice   Standards Symmetry CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.G.A.3 Constructions CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.CO.D.12CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.CO.D.13 Standards for Mathematical Practice CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP1: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP2: Reason abstractly and quantitatively. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3: Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP4: Model with mathematics. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP5: Use appropriate tools strategically. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP6: Attend to precision. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP7: Look for and […]

14. Students Will Design and Produce a Transilluminator

NICU Transilluminator

NICU Transilluminator   Standards Circuitry Geometry Volume Surface Area Standards for Mathematical Practice CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP1: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP2: Reason abstractly and quantitatively. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3: Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP4: Model with mathematics. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP5: Use appropriate tools strategically. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP6: Attend to precision. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP7: Look for and […]

A 3D Printing Workshop That Really Paid Off

CUSTOMER TESTIMONIAL “After learning about Tinkercad at the ocMaker Summer Training given by Erick of Airwolf 3D, I decided to turn on the students to Tinkercad the first week of school to sort of hook them into the program. I taught it to my CAD and Video Game Design classes. We usually don’t start 3D printing […]

3D Printing and STEM Education at the 2014 STEM Symposium in San Diego

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. Come by Booth No. 314 on September 21-23, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center. […]

2. Students Use 3D Printing to Verify the Flow Rate of a 3D Object Using Differentiation

The Draining Tank Problem Standard (From the California State Calculus Standards): 4.0 Students demonstrate an understanding of the formal definition of the derivative of a function at a point and the notion of differentiability 9.0 Students use differentiation to sketch, by hand, graphs of functions. They can identify maxima, minima, inflection points, and intervals in which the […]

3. Students Pythagorean Theorem to Verify Handicap Ramp Distances

The Best Handicap Ramp Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.B.7: Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles in real-world and mathematical problems in two and three dimensions. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.B.8: Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points in a coordinate system. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.SRT.C.8: Use trigonometric ratios and the Pythagorean Theorem to solve right […]

5. Students Will Apply Their Knowledge of Volume Formulas to Design a Cup

The Right Tool Standards A wide variety of Volume Standards are applicable, depending on the grade level and skill level of the students. Standards for Mathematical Practice CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP1: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP2: Reason abstractly and quantitatively. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3: Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP4: Model with […]

6. Students Will Design and Produce a Push Rod Holster and Clamp

Bike Clamp and Push Holster   NGSS Standards MS.Forces and Interactions HS.Forces and Interactions MS-PS3-2 Energy Standards for Mathematical Practice CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP1: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP2: Reason abstractly and quantitatively. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3: Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP4: Model with mathematics. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP5: Use appropriate tools strategically. CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP6: […]

The Falling Brick at Airwolf 3D

Falling Brick

How Does a Ladder and a Falling Brick Have Anything to do With 3D Printing You Ask? Let Us Explain… Here at Airwolf 3D, we are constantly pushing the envelope in various scopes, most importantly tolerances and accuracy. This project in particular was assigned to our Airwolf 3D intern, Will Schwartz. The idea of the project was inspired by Will’s physics […]

Case Study: How One Teacher Uses a 3D Printer in the Classroom

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Serrano Intermediate School’s Tech Academy embraces Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) education as it transitions to Common Core. The Tech Academy serves 102 students and consists of courses in sketch art, computer web design, stop motion animation and modeling design, and woodshop in a classroom equipped with an Airwolf XL 3D printer for […]

2014 STEM and the Arts Career Showcase

Airwolf 3D will demonstrate the latest in 3D printing technology at the 2014 STEM and the Arts Showcase. More about this event from Vital Link: “Vital Link invites middle school, high school and college students to attend the 2014 STEM & the Arts Career Showcase, a collaboration of corporate, education, and non-profit sponsors and exhibitors […]

Teachers Build 3D Printers for the Classroom

teacher building 3d printers for the classroom

Teaching from the Ground Up There is no question that 3D printing is a complex emerging technology inaccessible to most children and adults. If it is indeed the coming revolution in manufacturing that it is said to be, how can schools prepare their students to become 3D savvy?  The Orange County School Department of Education […]

Classroom Hero Kevin Crossett at Huntington Beach High School

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  CASE STUDY:  3D Printer in Huntington Beach High School KEVIN CROSSETT Age: 33 ARTICLE IN ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Technology teacher Kevin Crossett holds a wheel his students designed and created on a 3-D printer. The Huntington Beach High School teacher helps his students apply mathematics and science to real-life projects, such as creating remote […]

3D Printers in the Classroom: 7 Reasons Why Every School Should Have a 3D Printer

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3D Printers For Middle Schools, High Schools and Colleges Are you considering acquiring a 3D printer for your school? Does your school teach subjects such as engineering design, computer aided drafting, 3D modeling, architecture, or related courses? Here’s why a 3D printer is becoming an absolutely necessity in the classrooms of middle schools, high schools […]

Airwolf 3D Printers In Schools

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Attn: Teachers, Resources for 3D Printers in Schools Are you considering acquiring a 3D printer for your school?  Does your school teach subjects such as engineering design, computer aided drafting, 3D modeling, architecture, or related courses? Find out how Airwolf 3D can help you create a powerful STEM learning experience through a School 3D Printing […]