What is the 3D Printing and Scanning Design Process?

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What is the 3D Printing and Scanning Design Process? By Matter and Form on March 9, 2020 Gone are the days where printing and scanning only involved two-dimensional paper. While 3D scanning is the process of scanning physical objects to create detailed, interactive digital models. 3D printing is the process of making three dimensional solid…

Two STEAM Lesson Plans That Use 3D Scanning: Containers & Chess Pieces

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Two STEAM Lesson Plans That Use 3D Scanning: Containers & Chess Pieces By Matter and Form on March 3rd, 2020 The STEAM movement is a new way to incorporate science, technology, engineering, arts and math into an integrated subject that prioritizes hands-on learning, complex problem solving, trial and error and real-world applications of knowledge. STEAM…

Two Classroom STEAM Projects That Use 3D Scanning

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Two Classroom STEAM Projects That Use 3D Scanning By Matter and Form on January 23rd, 2020 The STEAM movement is a new way to incorporate science, technology, engineering, arts and math into an integrated subject that prioritizes hands-on learning, complex problem solving, trial and error and real-world applications of knowledge. STEAM combines these once siloed…

STEAM Education and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

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STEAM Education and the Fourth Industrial Revolution By Matter and Form on December 20th, 2019 What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution?  The Fourth Industrial Revolution is a societal shift that follows in the footsteps of the three other industrial revolutions that have occurred over the last 250 years. Whereas these earlier paradigm-shifts were defined by…

5 Fascinating Careers That Use STEAM Skills

By Trevor Townsend

5 Fascinating Careers That Use STEAM Skills By Matter and Form on December 6th, 2019 Given that many K-12 classroom curriculums still follow the traditional educational approach developed during the Industrial Revolution, it’s worth asking: do siloed classrooms, lectures on abstract concepts and repetitive memorization exercises still meet the learning needs of the current generation…

3 STEAM Skills That Students Build Through 3D Scanning

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Building STEAM skills in schools has never been more important. That’s because STEAM education is an emerging pedagogy which helps students learn and succeed in the world as it exists today. STEAM combines art, design, science, technology, engineering and math into one integrated set of problem-solving tools. Rather than teaching each subject separately, STEAM strives…