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You should know these top 6 3D design apps for education

3D printing is an amazing new tool for teaching and learning in the classroom. However, we know it can often be difficult to find engaging projects to do with your students. Don’t worry: we’ve done the work for you. Here are our top 15 3D design apps for education. Some are super-easy to use (see […]

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Arduino Electronics

Which Arduino pins are PWM?

If you’re working on an Arduino project, one of the important questions you might be asking is: which ones are the PWM pins? Arduino Uno, Nano or Mini PWM Pins: 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11 The PWM pins for these three boards are the same, and there are a total of 6 of these […]

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Michael Nixon featured in Australian Information Industry Association ‘Connector Magazine’

Flicking through the pages of this months Connector Magazine published by the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) you will find an article on EduKit’s teen founder Michael Nixon. As a previous winner of an AIIA iAwards the follow up article highlights the recent work Michael has been doing to bring industry relevant training to teachers […]

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3D Printing Education News Teaching

What to expect from PrintLab in 2020

PrintLab Classroom is a creative lesson plan portal for teachers looking to integrate 3D printing into core topics such as science, technology, engineering, arts, maths, computing, geography, history, languages and more. Phew! There’s a lot in there. We’re really proud of the product so far, but there’s heaps more to come in 2020. EduKits would […]

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Artificial Intelligence Coding

We got AI to write for us, and the results were certainly interesting

Over the past few years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been getting smarter and smarter. It’s used to power voice assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa, and now the ‘self-driving’ feature within Tesla’s new cars. We recently asked our followers over on Instagram for some sentence starters. Y’know, so we could feed them to […]

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Coding Inspiration

These graphs show the most popular websites of all time.

What was originally known to many as ‘The World Wide Wait’ has very much evolved since its beginnings, with over 3.4 billion users connected to the internet. It might not seem like it, but the World Wide Web has been around for quite a while now. Over thirty years, in fact. Over that time, many […]

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3D Printing Education

Hands-down: the best teacher training in 3D printing

If you’re a teacher wondering whether 3D printing might be a technology worthwhile for introducing to your class, we’ve got an awesome online course geared to skill you up and keep you that one step ahead of your students. Called the PrintLab Certification course, this series of online modules will provide you with the knowledge […]

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EduKits runs Flight School workshop for curious kids

As part of Sydney’s PlayWorld event held at Darling Harbour EduKits signed on to run a Flight School for kids curious about aeronautic design involving problem solving and physics. We ran two sessions of our Flight School workshop to a room full of excited kids. As part of the session we explored the principles of […]

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EduKits to exhibit at Sydney’s PlayWorld Extravangaza

These October school holidays EduKits will be exhibiting at the 2019 PlayWorld extravanza to be held at Darling Harbour Sydney. We’re joining other leading companies in the toy industry, bringing our take on what inquisitive kids are into including coding, electronics and 3D printing. So what is PlayWorld you might ask? The easiest way to […]

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Lesson plan to help students explore practical 3D Printing constraints

Just released on our PrintLab lesson plan portal is a new lesson giving students real world insights into some of the limitations of using 3D printers for small scale manufacturing. Using their slicing software, students will adjust settings and calculate a range of factors including print times, material costs and operational strategies for 8 scenarios […]