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Sunday, May 7 • 11:00am - 11:30am
3D Printing and Digital Fabrication in the Design Classroom FULL

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In this presentation, 3D Printing and Digital Fabrication in a Design Curriculum, participants will come away with new ideas for using 3D printing and scanning in a design thinking paradigm.The foci will be on Charter High School of Architecture and Design’s working relationship with Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.The Penn Museum and CHAD students have been working closely since last year to 3D scan and print artifacts from their permanent collection so that visually impaired students and guests can enjoy the museum using replicas that are able to be handled and used in the museum and in the field.The presentation will also discuss the use of design thinking in reference to digital fabrication and 3D printing in a design curriculum.Several projects will be referenced such as a Community Chess set, TurtleArt, and other maker-based design thinking curricula.

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Christopher Sweeney

Design Teacher, Charter High School for Architecture and Design
Mr. Christopher Sweeney is a 1996 graduate of University of the Art’s Philadelphia College of Art and Design with a B.F.A. in Fine Arts/ Painting and Drawing, and recently received his M.A., also from the University of the Arts, in 2012. He most recently received the 2016 Pennsylvania... Read More →



Sunday May 7, 2017 11:00am - 11:30am
Ballroom D