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Author Cano, Lesley M., author

Title 3D printing : a powerful new curriculum tool for your school library / Lesley M. Cano
Published Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Tech tools for learning
Tech tools for learning.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: Basics of 3D Modeling and Printing; A Very Brief History of 3D Printing; Additive Technology Manufacturing; How Does 3D Printing Work?; Parts of a 3D Printer; Choosing a 3D Printer; RepRap; Filament; Things to Consider before Purchasing a 3D Printer; How Can I Afford a 3D Printer; 3D Printing Pens; 3D Modeling Programs; How 3D Printing Is Being Used in Industries across the Globe; Chapter 2: The Role of 3D Printing in Education; Why Integrate 3D Printing into the Curriculum?
Chapter 11: 3D Modeling and Printing in the Language Arts CurriculumIncreasing Vocabulary; Analyzing Poetry; Evaluating Sources; Visual Models; Prompts You Can Hold in Your Hand; Book Covers; High-Frequency Words; Analyzing Characters, Settings, and Events; Prefixes and Suffixes; Themes; Mythological Allusions; Compare and Contrast Characters, Settings, and Events; Storyboarding; Writing a 3D Printing Guide for Students; Presentation Props; Chapter 12: 3D Modeling and Printing in the Social Studies Curriculum; Primary Sources; Vocabulary; Models; Events and Artifacts; Historical Characters
Chapter 3: 3D Modeling Programs and Applications3D Modeling Programs; Applications; Chapter 4: Focus on 3D Modeling: Tinkercad; Guided Lessons; Tinkercad Menus; Search; Sharing Content; Copying Models Designed by Other Users; Designing a New Model in Tinkercad; 3D Printing Models Designed in Tinkercad; Tinkercad and Minecraft; Order 3D Prints; Tinkercad for More Experienced Users; Chapter 5: Focus on 3D Modeling: 123D Design; Toolbars and Menus; Designing 3D Models in 123D Design; Chapter 6: Focus on 3D Modeling: 3DTin; Designing a Model; Templates; Designing Shapes with Curves
FractionsParallel and Perpendicular Lines; Volume; Ratio; Geometrical Figures; Volume of Cylinders, Cones, and Spheres; Pythagorean Theorem; Rotation, Reflection, and Translation; Transformations; Transformation Sequences; Coordinate Geometry; 2D to 3D; Real-World Problem Solving; Chapter 10: 3D Modeling and Printing in the Science Curriculum; Improving on Everyday Objects; Designing Simple Machines; Project-Based Design; Online Fossil Models; Molecular Models; Solutions to Local Problems; Cell Models; QR Codes; Physics of Flight; Global Challenges
Orthographic ViewSnap to Grid; Grouping; Exporting Models; Community; Chapter 6 Key Points; Chapter 7: Focus on 3D Modeling: SketchUp; SketchUp Make or SketchUp Pro?; Getting Started with SketchUp; Modeling Axes; The Getting Started Toolbar; Toolbars; Status Bar; Measurements Box; 3D Modeling in SketchUp; Geo-Location; 3D Warehouse; Uploading Models into SketchUp to Share with Others; Chapter 8: 3D Modeling Using iPads and Android Tablets; Apps; Chapter 9: 3D Modeling and Printing in the Math Curriculum; 3D Shapes; 3D Shapes with Defining Attributes; Tangrams; Halves and Quarters; Measurement
Summary This fascinating primer illustrates how 3D printing can be used in different curriculum areas to engage and inspire your K-12 students. You'll gain insight into the printing process and learn how to best utilize multi-dimensional equipment in your library. Written in non-technical language, the book introduces the technology, shows how to get started, and offers ideas for creating project-based learning models. Author Lesley M. Cano, a school librarian with considerable experience integrating 3D printing into the school curriculum, discusses how to implement this technology in projects acr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject School librarian participation in curriculum planning.
School libraries -- Activity programs.
Three-dimensional printing.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1610699777
1610699785 (electronic bk.)
9781610699785 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Three D printing