Ultimaker Core Lessons: STEAM Set

The Ultimaker Core Lessons: STEAM Set will get you up and running with designing for 3D printing and with using your Ultimaker printer.

Whether you teach K12, Higher Ed, or work in an informal learning environment, integrating 3D Printing into your teaching practice will help you meet the following objectives:

  • Encourage your students to be more responsible for their own learning outcomes, or put another way, support personal student exploration in the pursuit of a learning objective.
  • Provide powerful learning aids, like Design Thinking techniques.
  • Build cooperative learning opportunities.
  • Build resiliency by taking advantage of rapid prototyping and testing techniques.
  • Develop communication skills through continuous documentation and sharing.

STEAM Set Lessons

LESSON 1 - Coin Traps
LESSON 2 - Pill Box
LESSON 3 - Flashlight
LESSON 4 - Potato Head Challenge
LESSON 5 - Sphericons
LESSON 6 - Creative Type
LESSON 7 - Penny Whistles
LESSON 8 - Tessellations

Key Lesson Objectives

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Produce a digital model
Design and measure with precision
Demonstrate how to align objects
Understand and execute boolean operations
Prepare a model for 3D printing
Modify print job with Cura plugins
Employ tolerances & offsets
Experiment, generate solutions, and solve problems
Produce a 3D model from a 2D design
Understand geometry and geometry transformations
Understand and incorporate components

Download the STEAM Set Overview