Maker’s Empire recently had the pleasure of hosting Mary (right) and Ali (left) to give our 3D design iPad app for 3D printing a test run.

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This same tablet software is exactly  the same software that Maker’s Empire recently trialed with primary school students. As Mary and Ali soon discovered, age and lack of CAD knowledge or computer skills were no barriers to designing and making in 3D.

After creating their designs they had a look at a 3D printer and some printed objects.

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Here is Mary and Ali’s printed design:

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Check out the video from the day:

Thank you to Ali and Mary for their time and their feedback. Much appreciated!

Makers Empire: Better learning by design

Makers Empire helps K-8 teachers teach Design Thinking, STEM and 21st-century learning skills using 3D printing. Our pioneering 3D solutions for schools include 3D modelling software, over 150 lesson plans aligned with international standards and professional development. With Makers Empire, engaged students learn how to solve real-world problems and make their world better.