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3d printing3D printing makes its way into the classroom, allowing students to transform their ideas into actual models and test them, a practice already followed in manufacturing. 3D printing fosters creativity, innovation and an interest in science and math. By 2020, the classroom has evolved into a creative space enriched by 3D printing, robotics and real-time collaboration with community startups.

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3D printing company Makerbot is crowdfunding an effort to put a 3D printer in every school in the United States.

Source: “MakerBot Crowdfunds Effort to Put 3D Printer in Every U.S. School,” PCmag, http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2427019,00.asp.