For the last 7 years, Richmond County Schools' Jeff Epps and Chad Osborne have been doing what everyone said was impossible - teaching school kids to use 3D technologies. This summer, these teachers are doing it again by enabling students aged 8 - 18 to work with 3D medical data, and create 3D prints of the designs they have been making.

Using 3D design and engineering software from 3D Systems plus the Cube and CubePro 3D printers, 40 students across 2 weeks learned to work with 3D data in a medical context.

"With the skills these students are learning, we are helping them to become equipped for today's work environment with new technologies," said Jeff Epps. "We have been building a track record of sending graduates from Richmond County more and more into jobs directly out of school that take advantage of the 3D skills they have learned during these sessions."

You can see more on this topic at 3D Systems and view the video below.