Using 3d Design and Printing in the classroom (Cross curricular links…
Using 3d Design and Printing in the classroom
Real world contexts
E.g. Water pumps
What can we manufacture in a more cost efficient manner
Is it worth us 3d printing a solution?
Or is there already an effective product?
Creating completely new products
Removes creative barriers
'Not being able to draw' is no longer an issue
Straight from design to print
Using the idea of printing as a 'real world issue'
Debating - pros and cons
Discussion - Where could it take us?
Issues around sustainability
What is the environmental impact?
Is this impact an improvement on existing products and practises?
Cross curricular links
PE - Sports gear