What are the best uses of 3D printing in Education?

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What are the best uses of 3D printing in Education?

Postby 3dtech » Fri Aug 04, 2017 11:12 pm

Apart from elementary level education, the greatest potential for 3D printing lies in university level education. Colleges and universities has started to invest more in Makerlabs and 3D printers for experimenting their research, projects and showcasing models to help understand the concepts better. benefits of 3d printing in education - learning models


This jet engine cross section is an open source model 3D printed by an Indian startup vexmatech. Complex concepts can be comprehended easily with 3D printed models.

1. Engineering design students can print out prototypes - 3d printing engineering projects

2. Architecture students can print out 3D models of designs - 3d printing applications in architecture


3. History classes can print out historical artifacts for examination - 3d printing art gallery

4. Graphic Design students can print out 3D versions of their artwork

5. Geography students can print out topography, demographic, or population maps

6. Cooking students can create molds for food products

7. Automotive students can print out replacement parts or modified examples of existing parts for testing - 3d printable tools

8. Chemistry students can print out 3D models of molecules


9. Biology students can print out cells, viruses, organs, and other critical biological artifacts - 3d bioprinting of tissues and organs

10. Math students can print out “problems” to solve in their own learning spaces, from scale models to city infrastructural design challenges 3d printing delhi ncr mumbai pune telangana india
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