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KIDS DISCOVER 3-D PRINTING AT SOUTHPOINTE

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Posted on August 7, 2014

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh Mobile Makeshop: 3-D Printing
6-8 p.m. Aug. 28
California University of Pennsylvania's Center for Innovation at Southpointe
135 Technology Drive, Canonsburg, Pa.

You’ve heard the buzz about 3-D printing. Now children ages 9 and older can explore this 21st-century manufacturing technique at a free Mobile Makeshop® organized by the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. Adults also may attend.

Participants will:

  • Learn about additive manufacturing and 3-D printing.
  • Watch a 3-D printer in action as it uses layers of melted plastic to build physical objects.
  • Experiment with 3-D modeling software.
  • Learn how to design digital files that the printer can translate into real-world items.

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About California University of Pennsylvania's Center for Innovation at Southpointe

Located in Washington County’s thriving Southpointe business complex, the Cal U Center for Innovation fosters connections between California University and the people and enterprises of southwestern Pennsylvania.

The Cal U Center for Innovation is a hub for lifelong learning, a link between the University’s resources and the wider community, and a home for creative thinking and innovative ideas.

Contact us

The Cal U Center for Innovation is located at 135 Technology Drive, Canonsburg, Pa. 15317. To learn more about programs at the center, contact community education manager Christopher Allen at allen@calu.edu or 724-873-2765.

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