3D Printing. Print your future.
"What the Heck Is All the Whoop-Dee-Do With 3D Printing?" - Not convinced? Check out the Edutopia article!
3D Printing Design Repositories:
Tinkerine - Discover projects, lesson plans, and tutorials about 3D printing.
Thingiverse - "MakerBot's Thingiverse is a thriving design community for discovering, making, and sharing 3D printable things. As the world's largest 3D printing community, we believe that everyone should be encouraged to create and remix 3D things, no matter their technical expertise or previous experience."
Pineshape - Share. Find. Browse. Print.
Youmagine - Share. Find. Browse. Print.
"Invent to Learn's" - 29 Project Starters for 3D Printers
3D Warehouse w/ Sketchup - "3D Warehouse contains millions of models created in Sketchup, the world's most popular 3D modelling and design application."
3D Printing Hardware:
Tinkerine - "Based in Vancouver, BC, Tinkerine is Canada's leading 3D printer manufacturer that specializes in 3D printing solutions."
3D Printing Design Apps:
Tinkercad - Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-learn online app anyone can use to create and print 3D models.
Project Ignite - Teacher Friendly and Teacher Managed Approach. Project Ignite integrates project content directly into Autodesk's free, award-winning design software, and provides access to the hardware you or your students need to turn their ideas into physical objects.
Autodesk 123D - The simplest and easiest way to get started and 3D anything! Free apps & more! Windows + Mac OS + iOS & Android!
Make Things Now - Minecraft Models: Share, explore and 3D Print your Minecraft creations. Make things with Blocks: Make your first 3d printable object right now. No design experience required.
MeshMixer - meshmixer is a free tool for making crazy 3D stuff without too much hassle. Or boring stuff too. You decide. Watch the videos below...then download it and give it a whirl
Charmr - Make one-of-a-kind pendants and charms personalized with your own photo...then 3D print them!
Project Shapeshifter - Project Shapeshifter is a free technology preview by Autodesk. It provides an easy way to create complex 3D Printable models in your web browser. With a simple tweak of sliders, you can control the object's shape and select a 3D pattern that wraps around it.
Online Photo Editor - Autodesk's online photo editor.
Sketchup - The easiest way to draw in 3D objects. CAD software *Used to be free in "education."*
3D Printing Blogs:
Maker Club - Mkrclub.com is a journal about making things - mostly 3D Printing.