© Joan Horvath, Rich Cameron 2018
Joan Horvath and Rich CameronMastering 3D Printing in the Classroom, Library, and Labhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3501-0_9

9. Engineering, Math, and Science

Joan Horvath1  and Rich Cameron1
Nonscriptum LLC, Pasadena, CA, USA

It might seem that technology-focused teachers would be early adopters of 3D printing. However, particularly in high school, teachers in these subjects often feel they have too much to cover to add anything new. We think this is unfortunate, and that 3D printing has real power to offer alternative ways of learning beyond writing down notes from a whiteboard.

Typically, one of the bigger barriers to using a 3D printer is learning a CAD program. Schools with robotics or engineering programs ...

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