The MakerBot Educator’s Guidebook

The popular and easy-to-use guide for 3D printing covers a crash-course in 3D printing and how to begin integrating it into the classroom, projects spanning Robotics, Engineering, Mathematics, Science as well as projects for Art, History, and Music, and a collection of techniques and tricks developed by educators already experienced with 3D printing.

A quick look into the guide book

With over 150 pages available, this guidebook provides everything you need to get started with 3D printing in the classroom. Get access to over 40 different types of projects and see how 3D printing can look like across different classrooms and subjects.

The Ins and Outs of 3D Printing in the Classroom

How to begin applying 3D printing in the classroom and how 3D printing projects are categorized based on students’ level of involvement with 3D printing. Find out how to use 3D printing in a hybrid/remote classroom and how to use the Design Thinking process with 3D printing.

The X, Y, Zs of 3D Printing

The basics on how 3D printers work and how to use them, including a recommended list of different 3D design programs to start out with.

Get to know your MakerBot 3D printer

Learn how each of our MakerBot 3D printers work and how to best use CloudPrint software for your classroom.

Curriculum project ideas

Find projects in multiple subjects ranging from Natural Sciences, Engineering, Robotics, and Mathematics to Art, History, and Music.

Teacher’s tricks of the trade

Discover different tricks and tips that educators have discovered in their journey with 3D printing. Suggestions included in this chapter will help you better leverage 3D printing in the classroom.

3D printing beyond the classroom

See how 3D printing is used by professionals working in various industries today and how your students can use similar applications in the classroom.


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Introducing the latest installment of the MakerBot Educators Guidebook, the 3rd edition of MakerBot’s definitive guide to 3D printing in the classroom – over 150 pages available to you for free!

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