Directory of K-2 Lesson Plans

Plan Name Grade Level Description Science Technology Engineering Art Math Color Change K - 2 Students try and measure what temperature causes the filament to change color x Find & Print K - 2 Students search the M3D model aimal library and print an animal x Build Bridge K - 2 Students print out bridge blocks and work together to assemble the bridge puzzle x Print & Paint K - 2 Students print a teapot and then paint the tea...

Color Change

Color Change - Lesson Plan Grade Level: K - 2 Subject Area: Science Learning Objectives: Students will be able to measure temperature of running water and learn that temperature can cause chemical changes in certain kinds of plastic. Materials Needed: A sink, one thermometer, one computer, one Micro or Micro+ 3D printer and one 250ft Chameleon 3D Ink filament spool per 2-5 students. If you print the models ahead of time, we recommend having one print per every two students. Brief Descript...

Find & Print

Find & Print - Lesson Plan Grade Level: K - 2 Subject Area: Technology Learning Objectives: Students will be able to find a 3D model online, upload it to 3D printing software, and print a 3D model. Materials Needed: One computer, one Micro or Micro+ 3D printer, and one 250ft PLA 3D Ink filament spool per 2-5 students. Brief Description: Students will learn how to find a 3D model of an animal online, upload it to 3D printing software, and print a 3D model. To Prepare: Students will need ...

Build A Bridge

Build A Bridge - Lesson Plan Grade Level: K - 2 Subject Area: Engineering Learning Objectives: Students will be able to learn about basic construction principles. Materials Needed: One computer, one Micro or Micro+ 3D printer, and one 250ft PLA 3D Ink filament spool per 2-5 students. Brief Description: Students will build Leonardo da Vinci’s self-supporting bridge out of 3D printed parts. To Prepare: Students will need a computer that has the M3D software on it. We recommend one printer p...

Print & Paint

Print & Paint - Lesson Plan Grade Level: K - 2 Subject Area: Art Learning Objectives: Students will be able to print and then paint a 3D model. Materials Needed: One computer, one Micro or Micro+ 3D printer and one 250ft clear PLA 3D Ink filament spool per 2-5 students, paint (acrylic is recommended) and paint brushes. Brief Description: Students will learn how to print a 3D model and then paint their creation to turn it into a work of art. To Prepare: Students will need a computer that...

2D Shapes

2D Shapes - Lesson Plan Grade Level: K - 2 Subject Area: Math Learning Objectives: Students will be able to identify circles, squares, triangles, and rectangles. Materials Needed: One computer, one Micro or Micro+ 3D printer, and one 250ft PLA 3D Ink filament spool per 2-5 students. Brief Description: Students will learn about 2D shapes with visual 3D printed tools. To Prepare: Students will need a computer that has the M3D software on it. We recommend one printer per every 2-5 students....

Big Numbers

Big Numbers - Lesson Plan Grade Level: K - 2 Subject Area: Math Learning Objectives: Students will be able to count from 0-9 in order. Materials Needed: One computer, one Micro or Micro+ 3D printer, and one 250ft PLA 3D Ink filament spool per 2-5 students. Brief Description: Students will learn how to count from 0-9 in order using 3d printed numbers which grow in physical size as the number gets bigger. To Prepare: Students will need a computer that has the M3D software on it. We recommend...