The Met Set

The Ultimaker Met Set:Since 1870, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has been a source of inspiration for artists. And now, you can provide a hands-on experience of the Met collection through desktop 3D printing! With the Ultimaker Met Set, we provide a series of sample lesson plans to help you leverage this transformative technology in your classroom to illuminate aspects of art history.

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:

  • Support personal student exploration in the pursuit of a learning objective.
  • Incorporate 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.

Met Set

LESSON 1 - Hack the Museum
LESSON 2 - Lithophanes
LESSON 3 - Design Engine
LESSON 4 -  Cylinder Seals
LESSON 5 - Lesson Sparks



Key Lesson Objectives

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Produce a digital model
Design and measure with precision
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

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