Monday, 24 March 2014

3D Printer Student Reflections

As promised to Year 2 the following are some examples of some amazing journal writing last week.

3D Printer By Jessica

Year Two went down to the High School to see the 3D printer. The filament is like ink. It prints layers over a honeycomb shaped core. The printer costs $2500 to buy and each filament roll costs $30. The 3D printer can print edible food and medicine. It can print body parts such as bionic hands, oesophagus, ears and parts of peoples faces. The 3D printer is controlled by a computer. It made teapots, cars and frogs that can jump.

3D Printer by Ryan

On Wednesday we went to visit the High School to see Mrs Erwin's 3D printer. You can print a 3D object like a teapot. The printer was called "Chef Jet". You can even print letters and numbers. It prints items with honeycomb cores inside of them. The printer costs $2500 and a filament roll costs about $30. You can print bionic ears, hands and parts of peoples faces. The printer is controlled by a computer and can also print forms of medicine. The filament is like normal ink in a printer and looks like a thin string.

3D Printer by Alannah 

On Wednesday we went to the High School. We saw Mrs Erwin. We went to the High School because we are making toys for Katoke. Mrs Erwin told us that we can even make food and body parts! The printer is called a "Chef Jet" and can print medicines. While we were there we saw it printing letters and numbers. The filament prints thick or thin. The printer coasts $2500 and each filament roll costs $30.

3D Printer by Rachael

Today Year 2 went to the High School to see Mrs Erwin from the TAS department to see the 3D printer. Mrs Erwin showed us some of the toys she had printed then she took four people at a time to see the printer print a letter "A". Everyone went off to see a different stage of the printing. Mrs Erwin said that she would give everyone in Year 2 a printed moth, she also gave out the letters she had made.