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Advanced 3D Printing - 5th - 9th Grade

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Welcome back to the exciting world of 3D Printing! This course, for elementary and middle school students, is a hands-on learning experience designed for students who are looking to buy their own 3D Printers or already own a 3D Printer, but are curious about how the machine functions, as well as the do’s and don’ts when operating these machines.
This class is a blend of art and science, providing students with the unique opportunity to learn how 3D Printers operate, as well as how different shapes and orientations affect how the printer will behave. The fundamentals of machine maintenance will be covered to ensure safe operation and the know-how on what to do if a print fails or if the printer is malfunctioning.
This is a hands-on class using Cura, a slicing software to teach how a 3D Printer makes models. We will be making test models such as calibration cubes, bridge tests, temperature towers, as well as tolerance tests to ensure proper settings have been used and what to look for to optimize their printing experience.  The individual settings of Cura will also be explored and test prints will be made using their settings.
Nurturing the love for learning and exploration at an early age is key for preparing students for the future. By the end of this class, students will not only have a solid foundation in 3D Printing  mechanics, but will also have developed skills that can be applied to numerous aspects of their education and future endeavors.
Join us for an enriching class to further 3D Printing knowledge. Let’s build these layers up the way we want it!
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Class Details

3 Session(s)
Weekly - Sat

DVC Pleasant Hill Campus LIBRARY BLDG

Arjay Jimenez 



Please read:  Materials Students Need to Bring: Flash drive is recommended, but not required.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/6/2024 - 4/20/2024 Weekly - Sat 12:10 PM - 03:10 PM Pleasant Hill, DVC Pleasant Hill Campus LIBRARY BLDG  Map Arjay Jimenez