UNESCO marked September 8 as International Literacy Day in 1965. Since then, this annual occasion sees schools, organisations and communities working to nurture literacy around the world. This article explores how 3D printing is contributing to this effort by showcasing a print 3D Printworks completed.
The TCT 2016 Start UP Zone returned bigger and better in 2016, providing newly established companies with a great opportunity to showcase their products and compete for the Startup Award and a prize of £10, 000. In this year’s competition, we saw 16 companies make their big TCT debut with products and services covering all the major areas.
The frog dissection kit has long been a tool used by schools to demonstrate the anatomy of the frog and therefore understand the amphibian better. Students will learn about the frog’s ecosystem and how it has adapted to its environment over time. Did you know that over half of the frogs used are killed for use in the classroom? These nifty little kits solve that problem.
Custom models are revolutionising anatomy education in yoga Last year 3DPrintWorks embarked on a fascinating project with yoga teacher and founder of Meadowlark Yoga, KarenBreneman (@avidyogi). Now, we are working on a custom models project that aims to improve the way that yoga is taught in classes.
A fortnight ago we gave a lecture for the Technical Teachers Association (TTA), unveiling the Rocket Car project. The overall aim of the seminar was to give teachers a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) project that uses 3D printing in different ways
Karen Breneman, Founder of Meadowlark Yoga and MSc student in Human Anatomy at Edinburgh University, recently approached us with a very special 3D printing project. As the study of the human body and medical advancements become ever more prominent within the industry we were keen to help Karen with the range of anatomical 3D print outs she required.