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3D Printing Teaches Kids Math and Computer Programming

With their rising popularity and growing acessibility, 3D printers have the potential to revolutionize manufacturing -- whether it's creating a customized cell phone cover, a camera lens cap or a plastic figure. These are a few examples of 3D printing, says Derek Quenneville, a 3D printing artist who is with Site 3 coLaboratory. He explains that in the process of creating an object using a 3D printer, kids need to use their imaginations, and geometry and computer programming skills. Click here to read more about 3D printing on TVOParents.com.In this video, Quenneville demonstrates how a 3D printer works as he creates moustache rings for kids:

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20 Sep
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