Young students are getting valuable experiences at Dassault Systemes and Solidworks’ 3D Experience Fab Lab in Boston. Engineering jobs are in high demand, and getting children interested in the STEM field at a young age can lead to a bright future. “The main attraction is the Mentor-Fabber Collaboration Model, which brings young students and engineering mentors together in the fab lab. A fabber (user) invests a total of 20 hours in mentor-assisted training across all the lab tools and gains full access to all the tools and facilities of the lab.” There are different projects based on time frame and interest.
Field trips are always fun. Any kid in school can tell you that escaping the classroom is the best kind of school day, short of having a substitute teacher and watching a video. I was recently able to experience a field day trip myself when Dassault Systemes invited me on a tour of its 3D Experience Fab Lab. Read More