Teaching overview

Learning points

  • A 3D printer has been used to print a house in 24 hours.
  • An invention called the Oleo sponge could help clean up oil spills by sucking up oil from water.
  • The Scorpion hoverbike works in a similar way to a drone, with four high-powered fans lifting it off the ground.

Curriculum keywords

  • Materials
  • Environment
  • STEM

Spark a discussion

  • How does a 3D printer make solid objects?
  • What’s special about the Oleo sponge?
  • How does the Scorpion hoverbike fly?

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