With 3D Printing becoming a technology that can potentially disrupt many industries, it is increasing becoming a focus of STEM programming, especially in secondary and post-secondary education. We have provided a worksheet exercise for professional development of staff and instructors to ideate and share creativity concerning the utilization and prospective applications of 3D technology in the classroom.
This exercise is a great way to get staff thinking creatively. If you have the 3D printing technology, what good is it if it isn't being used? This exercise give individuals, organizations, and institutions ideas regarding how to implement the technology before the financial investment in the technology is ever made.