Inspiring today’s and tomorrow’s talent pipeline for careers in additive manufacturing

For access to America Makes educational outreach programs, please contact ewd@americamakes.us

Interactive 3D Printing Program

Middle school microlearning modules

These 11 microlearning modules feature a series of short interactive lessons to introduce students to basic elements of Additive Manufacturing (AM). Each module demonstrates a unique step in the AM process – so they can start creating their own designs. They will also find cybersecurity tips and modules to keep them safe along the way.

Additive Edge

High School inspiration and outreach program

Additive Edge is a multi-week additive manufacturing entrepreneurship program focused on engaging students with education and career pathways in the advanced manufacturing sector. Students work in teams to identify a problem that, if solved, would benefit humanity; conceptualize an additive manufacturing (3D Printing)-based advanced product to address it; develop a business model around the product; and pitch it to a panel of representatives.