Duration: 1 hour
Their timezone: US/Eastern
Their start time: Thursday, September 15, 2016 11:00 AM
Their end time: Thursday, September 15, 2016 12:00 PM
Title of event/project:
3D Printed Prosthetics - A Gateway to Authentic Student Design and Problem Solving
URL to project/event starting point:
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The Enable Community Foundation supports an international network of passionate volunteers using 3D printing technology and STEM education to develop and deploy hyper-affordable prosthetic devices to children and other underserved populations around the world in a safe, sustainable manner. Our Education Initiative, and the ECF curriculum we are poised to release at the NYC World Maker Faire, provides schools around the world with an incredible opportunity to engage their students in profound, meaningful, and engaging STEM and design work through the building, modifying, and dissemination of our devices.
Project/event directions for participation:
Are you a school that is looking for the chance to involve your students in profound, meaningful, and engaging work? Come join Rich Lehrer, Education Coordinator for the Enable Community Foundation, to find out how you can involve your students in the design, creation, and global dissemination of hyper affordable and customizable 3D printed prosthetics...no 3D printer necessary!
This event can be categorized as a:
Guided Virtual Tour, Informational Session, Tool Demo, Webinar
This event is intended for the following audience(s):
secondary grade students (14-19), college or university students, teachers, administrators, parents, organization leaders
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Host school or organization:
Enable Community Foundation
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This organization is:
not for profit
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Rich Lehrer is the Education Coordinator for the Enable Community Foundation, the Innovation Coordinator for Brookwood School (Manchester, MA), and a National Faculty member for the Buck Institute for Education. Rich is tireless champion for the potential of authentic project based learning and making to help students become empowered agents for global good.
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