MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer

Thanks to a generous donation the school now has a MakerBot Replicator 3D printer, which is currently setup in the old Math office. Here is a good overview from the manufacturer of the model we chose:

This machine allows us to print physical recreations of 3D models designed and drawn using software tools like Tinkercad or Sketchup.

To begin with we hope to use this new tool in Science, Math, Art and Computer Science classes, and already have teachers interested in completing various different projects, including the creation of body parts in Art and car design and testing in Conceptual Physics.

You can see a few of our early test prints below as well as some photographs of the different equipment being used and a time-lapse of the printer in action:

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