3D Printing in the Math Classroom

3D Printing in the Math Classroom – Presentation Resources
by Josh Ajima – @DesignMakeTeachDesignMakeTeach.com
& Cindy Sokol – Cynthia.Sokol@lcps.org

Resources prepared for the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference, VCTM 2016.
VCTM 16 – 3D Printing in the Math Classroom presentation (pdf)
VCTM 16 – 3D Printing in the Math Classroom handout (pdf)
VCTM 16 Dice model on Thingiverse (stl)

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3D Printing Math Superstars
Laura Taalman aka @mathgrrl: mathgrrl.com/hacktastic/ and makerhome.blogspot.com
George Hart georgehart.com/rp/rp.html
Dizingof 3dizingof.com/3D-Printing/
Elizabeth Denne thingiverse.com/dennedesigns
Bathsheba Grossman bathsheba.com
Carlo Séquin www.cs.berkeley.edu/~sequin/
Kit Wallace kitwallace.tumblr.com/

Low-cost 3D Printing for Science, Education and Sustainable Development

3D printing for mathematical visualisation by Henry Segerman www.ms.unimelb.edu.au/~segerman/papers/3d_printed_visualisation.pdf

Make Magazine Reviews of Top 3D Printers
2014 cdn.makezine.com/make/magazine/V42-preview.pdf
2015 makezine.com/comparison/3dprinters/

3D Printing Without a Printer
shapeways.comsculpteo.com, 3dhubs.com

3D Repositories
Thingiverse: thingiverse.com
Youmagine: youmagine.com

3D Tools
Tinkercad & 123 Design: 123dapp.com/create
Project Ignite: projectignite.autodesk.com
Beetle Blocks: beetleblocks.com
BlocksCAD: blockscad.einsteinsworkshop.com
OpenSCAD: openscad.org
Morphi: morphiapp.com (IOS app)
Inkscape: inkscape.org (2D SVG graphics)
123D Catch: 123dapp.com/catch (3D Scanning)

www.inventtolearn.com/resources/  (Chap 7)

Blog Posts
3D Printing Graphs with Desmos
3D Printed Negative Integer Dice

Math Model Attributions
Foldable Cube – Print Flat by DesignMakeTeach: http://thingiverse.com/thing:75093
Nets of a Cube by DesignMakeTeach: http://thingiverse.com/thing:186337
Negative Integer Dice by DesignMakeTeach: http://thingiverse.com/thing:1387921
Sine remake by mathgrrl: http://thingiverse.com/thing:168101
Falling Ladder via Desmos by DesignMakeTeach: http://thingiverse.com/thing:1375107
2d Graphs by kitwallace: http://thingiverse.com/thing:1376715
Customizable Coin Traps by mathgrrl: http://thingiverse.com/thing:193941
Beast Belly: Fraction Game by prof_Ruggles: http://thingiverse.com/thing:1372414
Algebra Tiles (Factorization) by hachihung: http://thingiverse.com/thing:1173670
Tetrahedron 1 by dennedesigns: http://thingiverse.com/thing:927000
Tetrahedron 2 by dennedesigns: http://thingiverse.com/thing:928549
Daily Printable Equation Collection by skaye: http://thingiverse.com/thing:227210
Fraction Blocks by Improper Subset: http://thingiverse.com/thing:154456
Shell approximation of solids of revolution 1 by mathgrrl: http://thingiverse.com/thing:305282
Polyhedra – Hinged Nets and Snap Tiles by mathgrrl: http://thingiverse.com/thing:185859
FlexMesh 2.1 Snap Together Flexible Chainmail Mesh by neobobkrause: http://thingiverse.com/thing:442751
Foldable Tetrahedron – Print Flat by DesignMakeTeach: http://thingiverse.com/thing:78075
Hyperboloid of one sheet – with formula by dennedesigns: http://thingiverse.com/thing:922323
The Six Crystal Families by geofablab: http://thingiverse.com/thing:169569
Fidget Star by mathgrrl: http://thingiverse.com/thing:929504
Hinged Triangle-Square by mathgrrl: http://thingiverse.com/thing:263152
Math Gear(s) by SSW: http://thingiverse.com/thing:185912
Tower of Hanoi by Mrrocketman: http://thingiverse.com/thing:71105

Additional Attributions
Bendaroos are a brand of wax covered string that closely approximate the behavior of plastic filament extruded from a 3D printer. See also Wikki Stix.
-Explore the Maker Movement with Make Magazine and attend a Maker Faire.
-Explore Maker Education (MakerEd) with Invent To Learn and MakerEd.org.
-One to the World is a Loudoun County Public Schools initiative: http://www.lcps.org/Domain/17509

Page dedicated to Laura Taalman aka @mathgrrl for all the inspiration and opportunities. She is a 3D Printing Math Teacher Super Star!!!