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Sustainable 3D Printing for STEAM Education, with Peter Lau, PhD

This workshop is ideal for teachers. In this session, the speaker will introduce the application of 3D printing in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) education in Canada. Highlight sample projects from each area for educators. Easy to get started and bring ideas back to the classroom. He will also discuss sustainable 3D printing made possible recently by in-house recycling of plastic waste using office desktop equipment.

In this session, you will:

  • Understand the valuable opportunity in using 3D printing to ignite interests in STEAM education.

  • Learn about sample projects in each STEAM area to get started in the classroom.

  • Realize the importance of sustainability in the application of 3D printing for education.


About Dr. Peter Lau

Dr. Peter Lau

Dr. Peter Lau is Founder and Maker-in-Chief of Makerwiz

"Canada's hottest and coolest maker company" (@makerwiz). Trained in biochemistry, lab medicine and biophysics and formerly working as a microbiologist at the National Research Council of Canada, Peter is a scientist-entrepreneur who has a unique perspective in STEAM education for the next generation of Canadian researchers and innovators.



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