“It’s better than just reading something from a textbook,”
You know, some dedication to the industrial arts just might make school interesting. I always liked pounding nails more than pounding in college prep.
For their practice round, students can print one object as long as it adheres to three rules: it has to be useful, school appropriate and small.
William Newsome, 13, printed a saxophone mouthpiece that he was able to use as soon as it was completed. After blowing out some notes, he said it felt better than his regular, hard-rubber mouthpiece.
Adrian Ayala, 14, was thinking about printing a small case. He had never seen a 3-D printer at work before.
“It’s better than just reading something from a textbook,” he said.