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These free camps are designed for children ages 10-18. Attendees are introduced to 3D CAD software and shown how 3D printers can make their work a reality.
Siemens PLM has given an in-kind grant -- to the tune of $750M -- to Penn State University so students can gain experience on real-world design and manufacturing software.
One PhD student says tablets might be as thin as a sheet of paper, and flexible, too, thanks to the creation of nanowires just three atoms thick.
Angelo Casimiro, a 15-year-old living in the Philippines, has designed an insole that uses two pairs of piezoelectric discs that produce electricity when they bend inward. When a person steps down on the discs in the insole, they produce electricity. He used two sets of discs to produce double the amount of electricity that one set would allow.
In the words of FIRST founder Dean Kamen, "Why are we celebrating someone who can throw a baseball 90 miles per hour or who can put a basketball through a hoop, when the real stars are the kids who are starting down the path toward changing the world?”