3-D printing offers new alternatives to the way things are made. From the creation of everyday products, to surgeons’ advances in prosthetics; 3-D printing may be the new way of manufacturing. Correlates with STEM instruction and Maker Space activities. Includes glossary, websites, and bibliography for further reading.
New technological feats appear daily. It seems no idea is impossible to scientists, inventors, and entrepreneurs, who help develop and bring these ideas to market. Tech Bytes explores these amazing new technologies and how they are changing the way people perform everyday tasks. Explore the precursors of these inventions, what problems had to be solved along the way, and how these technologies are changing the way we do things and live.