3D printers are all the rage. It’s hard to read a tech or business magazine or website these days without seeing something about the topic, which has big implications for manufacturing and more. Even nearby schools such as Marlborough High are getting into the act, using a 3D printer it was given to add excitement to engineering classes. These printers can turn drawings into physical, plastic models.
Naturally, we wondered whether 3D printing might make its way into the Wellesley schools any time soon. Here’s what Douglas Brown, head of the science and technology department at Wellesley High, had to say about the topic: