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3D Printing news Sliced, Ripple, Verizon, HP and Hyundai

Today’s Sliced asks the following questions: What is Verizon doing to bring 3D printing to education? How can 3D printing help detect diseases? And what does the cryptocurrency have to do with 3D printing crowdfunding? Ripple funds 200 3Doodler projects Ripple, the company behind the cryptocurrency of the same name, recently donated a total of […]

MakerBot Develops 3D Printable Curriculum Teachers Can Use in Class

(WSJ) MakerBot is taking a step back in time to the period of 2470 BC and is providing students a glimpse of ancient civilization through a unique 3D model of the Great Pyramid of Giza through its MakerBot Academy educational initiative. The MakerBot Pyramid of Giza 3D model is a free download from the MakerBot Academy curriculum page on Thingiverse and is the second addition of curriculum-based models that MakerBot has created to support its initiative to put MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printers in every school in the United States. Through the MakerBot Academy program, MakerBot is developing core 3D printable curriculum that teachers can use immediately in the classroom. MakerBot Academy 3D printing bundles are available to teachers via the crowd funding site and in conjunction with America Makes and supported by the White House.


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