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Teaching STEM with 3D Printing

Nov 25, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Hoffa posted in Education Technology, 3D Printing

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You’ve probably seen 3D printing around the internet, or possibly even in your library or makerspace. Have you thought about how or why you would bring it into your own classroom? Let’s start with some basics.

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3D Printers changed the game in the fight against COVID-19

May 13, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in Social-Conscious STEM, STEM Tools, 3D Printing

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As the coronavirus quickly infected more individuals, especially in high-impact areas where the infection was most concentrated like New York, hospitals feared they would run out of resources. Personal protective equipment (PPE), ventilators, and testing kits were in short supply, and healthcare professionals were looking for a solution.

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