IHS students use 3-D printer to learn building blocks of geometry (The Mining Journal)

by brian jackson


IHS students use 3-D printer to learn building blocks of geometry

Ishpeming High School students are combining geometry, technology and construction experience as a fun and useful way to apply basic math skills. Geometry in Construction students are using a 3-D printer that Heather Salmi built as a part of the U.P. Project SMILE grant. Project SMILE, which stands for Science & Mathematics Integrated with Literacy through Engineering, is the product of a Math Science Partnership grant from the Michigan Department of Education that the Seaborg Center at Northern Michigan University can apply for. Salmi said the printer seemed like a logical addition to the geometry and construction curricula.

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