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Learn How to Incorporate 3D Modeling Into ‘Minecraft’

Learn How to Incorporate 3D Modeling Into ‘Minecraft’

In James Floyd Kelly’s new book, ‘Digital Engineering with Minecraft,’ you’ll learn how to do 3D modeling and import those models into ‘Minecraft,’ make mazes to bring into the game, and even take creations from your real world and incorporate them into the ‘Minecraft’ world. Read More

Create Your Own Snap-Together Plastic Models

Create Your Own Snap-Together Plastic Models

Last week I had the opportunity to conduct a camp titled Beginning Electronics and Robot Building (BERB) to a group of 21 kids, ages 8 to 12. It went great, and I’ll be holding the camp again for another group in late July. In addition to learning some basic electronics skills (such as soldering and breadboarding), the kids also got to build a full-fledged Arduino-based robot that they took home. It was a great week, and it also gave me an opportunity to introduce the kids to some other concepts and tools, including 3D printing. Read More