3D printing workshop put on for elementary school students

MIDLAND, Texas — While you consider 3D printing in an academic setting, you would possibly image highschool or faculty college students. 

The academy hosted a free 3D printing workshop in Midland Saturday for elementary college students within the Permian Basin.  

“Often, 3D printing is for increased ed[ucation]. We, [at] Concord, consider that the sooner they’ve publicity to it, the simpler and the extra engaged that they’re going to get into these fields,” stated Daniela Marquez, District Director of Advertising and marketing and Communications for Concord Public Faculties West Texas District.

Concord says that that is their first group occasion in Midland and so they wished to provide youngsters within the Permian Basin a style of what the STEM area has to supply.  

It is a area that they are saying gives plenty of alternatives for younger folks and that there’s a huge want for it.  

“It is a huge business,” Marquez continued. “I used to be going to say it is the careers of the longer term, however truly its now. It is all over the place; every thing that we have now round us is said in a approach to the science, to engineering, to math and all that technical stuff.”

Concord’s new campus in Midland is scheduled to open for its inaugural class in August 2024.