Yes! 3D printing and 3D design is a learned skill, however, it is one that can be easily accomplished with the proper practice, Youtube, patience, and the right product. The STEM Camp EDU team are a group of self-taught printers. We learn together, offer each other advice, find good articles to read and Youtube videos to watch.
How does 3D printing fit my classroom?
3D printing will grasp the attention and engagement of your students instantly. It can easily be incorporated...
We are always looking to incorporate student interests into the classroom. Sometimes, this can be tough, and other times, it comes so naturally and easy. Enter, 3D Printed Fidget Spinners. Some educators may call them an annoyance and a distraction; I see an opportunity for learning. Mainly because these simple toys, that are composed of just a couple bearings and plastic, are easily recreated in free programs such as TinkerCAD and printed for under one dollar.