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Kids Innovate with 3D Printer Project
By: Jessica Cherok
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3D printing is cool. Everything from clothes to medical devices to handguns. And now, some high school students in Missouri are using the awesomeness of 3D-printing technology to solve one of life's most annoying annoyances — watery ketchup.
 
Students from North Liberty High School in Liberty, MO are using CAD/CAM software to reinvent the ketchup bottle cap so that we will no longer have to fear squirting water onto our delicious French fries. 
 
The students are participating in a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) STEM program. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The PLTW program is designed to help students innovate for a global economy. 
 
For more information about PLTW and STEM, check out their website.

   

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Jessica Cherok is an advocate for online privacy, campaigning for ethical data practices and the protection of personal privacy.
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