External resources about 3D printing & education

Sometimes you just need information about how 3D printing fits into education. The list below is a collection of resources that you can share with administrators, teachers, librarians and parents.

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Woof3D club's "how-to" handouts PDFs University of Washington 3D printing in Higher Ed
3D Printing in Higher Education web page Lawrence University 3D printing in Higher Ed
Progress in the Making: An Introduction to 3D Printing and Public Policy pdf American Library Association 3D printing and libraries
Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering and Engineering in the Classroom Book Sylvia Libow Martinez & Gary S. Stager 3D printing
Invent To Learn Guide to 3D Printing in the Classroom Recipes for Success Book David Thornburg, Norma Thornburg & Sara Armstrong 3D printing
The Book on 3D Printing Book Isaac Budmen and Anthony Rotolo 3D printing
How do I 3D print something? The 3D Printing Process Online guide 3dprintingninja 3D printing
How To 3D Print – Beginner’s Guide To 3D Printing Online guide 3DPrinterPlans 3D printing
3D Printing in the Classroom Online resource list Kathy Schrock 3D printing
3D Printing PrimerOnline guidek12irc3D printing
Afinia 3D ebook vol. 2EBookMoss Educational & Industrial Training Solutions3D Printing
Progress in the Making: 3D Printing Policy Considerations through the Library Lens PDF Charlie Wapner 3D printing and libraries
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Progress in the MakingLibrarians’ Practical 3D PrintingQuestions Answered PDF Zach Lichaa and Charlie Wapner 3D printing and libraries
Maker Spaces in Libraries Online guide Sharona Ginsberg 3D printing and libraries
Why the Maker Movement Is Important to America’s Future Article/td> Time Maker movement and education
Computer-Aided Design of Tactile Models Taxonomy and Case Studies PDF Andreas Reichinger1, Moritz Neumüller, Florian Rist, Stefan Maierhofer1, and Werner Purgathofer Tactile design
eLearning and eMaking: 3D Printing Blurring the Digital and the PhysicalPaper Jennifer Loy eLearning tool
3D Printing in education: from eLearning to eMakingArticle Sculpteo3D in the classroom
Thingiverse Helps Make 3D Printing Easy for Student Beginners Article Edtech Repositories
Stress Relief: Improving Structural Strength of 3D Printable ObjectsPaperOndrej Stava, Juraj Vanek, Bedrich Benes, Nathan Carr, Radomîr MechPrinting
How does 3D Printing Work?VideoRMIT University3D Printing
3D-Printed Teaching Aids for Students with Visual ImpairmentsWord docAyna Agarwal, Shaheen Jeeawoody and Maya YamaneTactile objects
3D Printing, Tactiles and HapticsPDFDIAGRAM-sponsoredTactile objects