3d printer in schools
3D Printing in STEM curriculum
Pitsco Education is a company that provides science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) classroom solutions. Afinia a 3D printer supplier has teamed with Pitsco to enable 3D printing in classrooms. Pitsco provides 3 week courses that can be incorporated in any STEm curriculum. They offer a vehicle engineering kit that allows students to 3D print vehicle parts. Another project comes with a free software called 123D Creat. Students use the software to make objects such as medallions and game pieces. Pitsco is further exploring ways to incorporate 3D printing into English and language arts, for example, by 3D printing characters and letting students write stories about the characters.