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'Using 3D Printers in Agriculture Design'

Teachers will learn an innovative way to integrate 3D printers in their classrooms. In this workshop, teachers will see how to use a CAD program to create a design that can then be sent to a 3D printer. In the unit that will be shared, students will begin by picking a commodity specific to their state. Then they will research the necessities to have a productive farm for that commodity. After research, students will create a book that demonstrates their understanding of a productive farm. The culminating activity will be to design their 3D farm in TinkerCad.

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Brandy Jones
Email: bjones3@fortsmithschools.org
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Person Type: Primary Presenter
State: Arkansas
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Main Phone: 4796514249
Biosketch: I am currently a 4th grade literacy and social studies teacher in Fort Smith at a high poverty school that is piloting the PLC process. We encourage students to take an active part in the education process. I have been teaching for 10 years and have earned a Master in Education Leadership from Arkansas Tech University. I have also earned National Board Certification and was named Arkansas Ag in the Classroom Teacher of the Year in 2017. Within my district, I have facilitated several technology workshops and have served on multiple leadership boards. Integrating agriculture in my curriculum can prove to be a bit difficult because most of my
Organization/Affiliation: Fort Smith Public Schools