Creative Constructor
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Edtech Advocacy &
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3D Printed Prostheses

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Leonardo Ramírez  
Mayte Alejandra Chávez  
María Fernanda Rodríguez  
Juana Beatriz Izquierdo  
Santiago Narváez Yokoyama  
Miguel Angel Olavarrieta  
Ana Sofía Valdez Franco  

See how students used the technology in a school makerspace to create 3D printed prostheses. The students aimed to help people they had met at a specialized rehabilitation therapy hospital in Aguascalientes City, Mexico, with their everyday needs.

Audience: Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Topic: Project-, problem- & challenge-based learning
Grade level: 6-8
Subject area: Science, STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
Empowered Learner
  • Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.
Innovative Designer
  • Students know and use a deliberate design process for generating ideas, testing theories, creating innovative artifacts or solving authentic problems.
Additional detail: Student presentation

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Students shall develop and produce a 3D printing prosthesis, using the technology in the MAKER space at school. Aiming to aid people with specific needs for their every-day life, whom the students previously met at a specialized rehabilitation therapy hospital located in Aguascalientes City.

Supporting research

https://www.makerbot.com/stories/3d-printing-education/5-benefits-of-3d-printing/
https://medium.com/the-edtech-world/why-educators-need-to-try-3d-f34df45f8992
https://www.instructables.com/3D-Print-Prosthetic-Hands-in-the-Classroom/

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Presenters

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Leonardo Ramírez, Cumbres International School Ags
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Mayte Alejandra Chávez, Cumbres International School Ags
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María Fernanda Rodríguez, Cumbres International School Ags
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Juana Beatriz Izquierdo, Cumbres International School Ags
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Santiago Narváez Yokoyama, Cumbres International School
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Miguel Angel Olavarrieta, Cumbres Internatuional School
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Ana Sofía Valdez Franco, Cumbres International School Aguascalientes

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