MakerBot Thingiverse

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Subjects & Skills

Creativity, Critical Thinking, Science

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Creating Media

Price: Free
Platforms: Web

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Useful resource, but some of the content isn't appropriate for classrooms

Thingiverse is not moderated, so content might be iffy. However, it can be really useful, especially with older students. It would be great to have a Thingiverse created for K-12 environments. Caution: Many students would love to just find something on Thingiverse and print it rather than do the design work. Framed properly, it can be a really powerful design tool for students to understand the possibilities.

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