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Bubble Wand

by ginajandreau Aug 4, 2016
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Did you have the students watch a particular TinkerCAD video for the tutorial or did you just teach them the basics? If you have any info on the tutorial I would be very interested. I am thinking of doing a similar project with a group of Year 5/6 students but they have no knowledge of 3D printing programs, and I was worried that most of my time for the project would get sucked up just teaching them how to design an object in TinkerCAD.
Any advice you have to offer would be awesome as you programs look fantastic!

Hi, I'm also a STEM teacher live in China. I teach kids code, 3D printing, and arduino. Your Curriculum is great! Do you know where I can find more similar Curriculum on web?? Can I find you at facebook?

Here is another lesson I worked on with buoyancy: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1703554

Boats and Buoyancy
by cam3715

How well did they work? I notice they don't have the ridges that you would find on a store bought bubble wand.

They work very well! See the video of the project steps here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cx87Bviiozk

Hi! What thickness do you recommend for the bubble wands? I would like to add this as a constraint.

The kids had to test it out on their own as part of the design process and found out that to be structurally sound, the thickness should be between 3-6mm. Thicker still worked!