Are you a teacher that could use a MakerBot? It’s almost time to go back to school and so we’re giving 10 teachers each a MakerBot Cupcake CNC Deluxe Kit with standard MK4 Extruder and a bonus Heated Build Platform kit.
Before August 23rd send an email to [email protected] with the following info. We may publish the ideas/lesson plans on the blog or wiki after the contest ends.
- Your name
- Your school’s name
- The address you’d like the MakerBot sent to if you are chosen
- A paragraph describing how you would integrate the MakerBot into your curriculum. Include some description of the learning environment and what you teach
- A lesson plan that you will implement if you get a MakerBot
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