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An introduction to 3D printing

This package of resources by Learnbylayers provides a comprehensive introduction to 3D printing, where it is used in the wider world and why it is used to manufacture certain products. Students design an object, slice and print it and learn about the basics of 3D printing. The materials can be taught in class or used as extended learning for homework or self-guided learning. 

Lesson resources include:

  • 6 editable lesson plans
  • 5 Lesson PowerPoint presentations to cover each lesson
  • 5 Lesson task activities with answer sheets
  • 4 Homework tasks
  • 4 Design challenge tasks
  • Video tutorials
  • 1 Final assessment PowerPoint with answer sheet and answers
  • Examples STL files to 3D print

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