PrintLab Classroom is a professional development and lesson plan portal for teachers looking to integrate 3D printing into core subject areas. Our overarching mission is to link industry and education, preparing students for innovative and disruptive careers in 3D design and 3D printing. Enrolling in The PrintLab Classroom Trial will give you 7 days access to a range of PrintLab's lesson plans and training resources. The aim of the trial is to allow you to explore the platform to help you decide whether the full subscription is suited to your needs.
PrintLab curriculum uses free 3D modelling software and is compatible with all FFF 3D printers. Each lesson has its own section on the portal where teachers can access information about how to prepare and deliver the lesson. Downloadable materials include:
Design Tutorial Videos
Teacher Training Tutorials
3D Printable STL Files
"The kids loved it and we actually managed to get a working whistle at the end! One of the kids has been so keen on it he convinced his Dad to buy a 3D Printer kit and they spent the weekend building it together!"
- Stuart Lawn, Co-Founder, FabLab Manorhamilton
"I like the set up of the curriculum, as it includes everything a teacher needs from digital handouts and presentations to instructional videos and relevant connections to common learning standards."
- Brian Nagel, Technology Facilitator, Haverhill Public Schools
"I really like the portal - I was excited to see lessons for subjects other than just science and technology. We have already done the Braille lesson in class and it went really well!"
- Carrie Beach, STEAM Teacher - Washington Junior High School
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