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Prototyping with 3D Printing

Cho has many questions about 3D printing. He wants to know how 3D printing is used in construction and medicine.

Age Group

11 - 14

Grade Level: 

6 - 8

Total Hours

15 hours

Course Modules

• Cho Discovered A 3D Printer • Cho Explores Deeper With 3D Printing • Hands-on "The Empire State Building" • Cho Explores The Engineering Design Process • Hands-on "Create Your Own Bath Bomb" • Cho Meets A 3D Printing Technician • Hands-on "Let's Make A Robot" • Cho Meets Chang The Materials Scientist • Hands-on "Salt Dough Clay" • Cho Met Bill The 3D Design Engineer • Hands-on "3D Dice Design" • Cho Meets Jill The Quality Control Manager • Hands-on "Marble Run" • Cho Meets Jack The Service Engineer • Hands-on "Building A Hydraulic Crane Model"

Learning Outcomes

• Gain an understanding of 3D printing technology and its applications. • Explore the engineering design process and its importance in product development. • Develop Hands-on skills in creating and prototyping using 3D printing. • Learn about different career paths related to 3D printing, such as technicians, engineers, and materials scientists. • Understand the role of quality control and service engineers in ensuring product functionality and customer satisfaction. • Enhance problem• solving and critical thinking abilities through engaging in Hands-on activities related to 3D printing and construction


• Basic Mathematics knowledge required

Course Elements

• Quizzes • Video Quests • Video Scenarios • Hands-on Activities • Downloadables • Videos

Course Overview

Cho’s father forgot his umbrella at home and the weather channels predicted that it will rain today! His mother is worried how his father will walk home without getting wet. She sends Cho off with an umbrella to give to his dad at work.

This course includes:

4 Quizzes
5 Video Quests
4 Video Scenarios
5 Hands-on Activities
3 Downloadables

Related careers:

3D Printing Technician
3D Design Engineer
Materials Scientist

Skills you will gain:

Thinking skills
Cognitive skills
Observation skills

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Client Reviews

My son loved learning about 3D printing through this program! The handson activities were engaging and informative. Highly recommend! Cindy T.

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