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This is the second year that I'll be doing a project called Monster Exchange with my kids. The project takes about 5-6 classes and reinforces basic computer application skills, as well as…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jan Rosen on Wednesday.
Good morning! I'm very excited as this morning I just learned that a grant had gone through which is going to provide our elementary and middle school with a 3D Printer. This was exciting right away…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Harvey Sep 11.
Hi teachers,I'm wondering if any of you are using Google SketchUp in your computer labs. If so, could you share some of what you're doing? For those of you unfamiliar with it, I invite you to watch…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Harvey Jan 28.
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This picnic table was built in the free version of SketchUp 2013 by me using some building blueprints I found online. After ensuring the solidity of the model, I used a free extension to export it as an .STL, and was then able to print out this perfect scale model in PLA plastic using our school's new Cube 3D Printer. Next it's the students' turn…Continue
Posted on September 27, 2013 at 9:51am — 1 Comment