31 May '14, 6pm

What a great workshop for kids! City X Sparks Interest in #3DPrinting via @DesignNews #STEM #edu…

Many educators and tech companies have been spending time trying to devise a way to get kids more interested in technology. The tech industry is booming, and getting more students enrolled in technical fields is more important than ever. To do this, it is important to get kids interested at an early age. IDEAco , partnered with 3D Systems , has launched the City X Project, a project created for kids ages eight to 12 to get them to begin designing and thinking creatively, as well as possibly giving them hands-on experience with 3D printing. The City X Project is a three-day workshop. Over the course of the three days the students go through the design process, which includes brainstorming on the first day, prototyping and testing on the second day, and finally using intuitive 3D modeling software on the third day to print their ideas and share them with others around the wo...

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